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https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A35https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64716{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A35Foundations in ArtStudents can expect a wide variety of two-dimensional and three-dimensional experiences in this survey course. Students will be encouraged to think creatively as they develop ideas for their various assignments and discover their personal preference for creating two- or three-dimensional art. The elements and principles will be stressed and art history will be an informal component. Some media possibilities could be pencil, tempera, watercolor, clay, papier-mache, wire, tooling metal, scratchboard, mixed media and others.5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Foundations%20in%20Art.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A38https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64413{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A38Arts of the World “Arts of the World” emphasizes applying the elements of art and the principles of design to create multicultural inspired works of art. An awareness and sensitivity to cultural differences will be a large part of the class. Students will create both two and three-dimensional works. Students will study the people, history, geography, and art of many cultures. A variety of media such as paint, clay, wood, paper mache, fibers, found objects, etc. will be used. 5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Arts%20of%20the%20World.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A41https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64634{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A41Drawing and Painting 1Students can expect to gain a strong foundation in drawing and painting in this beginning level class. Composition, the visual element, the principles of design, and the basic techniques and concepts of both drawing and painting will be covered. The end goals are to increase artistic self-confidence, increase one’s understanding of the basics of drawing /painting and to produce successful works.5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Drawing%20and%20Painting%201.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/art/A42https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64636{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}A42Drawing and Painting 2This second level course builds upon the experiences of Drawing and Painting 1. Students who choose to take this course should be confident with their drawing skills and ready to produce more complex finished drawings and paintings. An emphasis will be on the development of a more personal style, sophisticated approaches to the development of ideas, development of a greater awareness to art beyond school, and the introduction of new techniques.5Fine Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterArtSTEM, Arts, Design & information TechnologyNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Drawing%20and%20Painting%202.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64577{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}CC5Concurrent TEC0N/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Concurrent%20TEC.docx
https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64574{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}CC9Concurrent Boulder UniversalVaryN/A6th;#7th;#8th;#9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#varyOtherN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Concurrent%20Boulder%20Universal.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/world-language/F71https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65363{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}F71Spanish 1Level 1 introduces students to target foreign cultures and to the four basic language skills: listening comprehension, speaking, reading and writing. Students acquire skills through oral repetition, dialogues, short compositions, dictations, reading, and written exercises. For the Novice-Low Range Level, students learn to communicate, comprehend, and present on very familiar topics using isolated words and high frequency phrases in the context of Culture, Connections and Comparisons.10World Language9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearWorld LanguagesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Spanish%201.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/health/G50https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65002{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}G50Issues in HealthHealth Education in tenth grade is based on developing skills in relation to age appropriate health topics. By developing skills related to effectively accessing health resources, communicating, analyzing peer and media influences, goal setting, decision making, and health advocacy, students in BVSD will be able to achieve and maintain optimal wellness.5Health10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterHealthN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Issues%20in%20Health.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L08https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64192{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L089th Grade English Language ArtsNinth Grade English Language Arts focuses on comprehension and composition of informational, literary, and persuasive texts, as well as on speaking, listening, research, and critical reasoning skills. This course exposes students to a variety of texts from American and world cultures. Students read novels, short stories, plays, essays, poems, and nonfiction. Students write in a variety of styles with a focus on structure, vocabulary, and writing mechanics. In addition, students engage in a variety of discussions and oral presentations, as well as research and reasoning tasks, and the research process. 10LA - English 99th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/9th%20Grade%20English%20Language%20Arts.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L100https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65335{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L100Senior Literature, Composition and CommunicationSenior Literature, Composition and Communication is a year-long course that builds on the skills learned in Eleventh Grade English Language Arts. The course includes the study of literature and nonfiction. Instruction of college preparatory writing techniques is an integral part of the curriculum. Students continue to refine their composition, reading, and speaking skills in a variety of genres and contexts. Higher-level literary and textual analysis is emphasized in class discussion, writing, and oral presentations. Students learn a variety of organizational strategies in writing and speaking as well as learning to speak and write for a variety of audiences and purposes. 10LA - LA Elective12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Senior%20Literature,%20Composition%20and%20Communication.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L20https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64208{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L2011th Grade English Language ArtsEleventh Grade English Language Arts focuses on comprehension, synthesis, and composition of informative, literary, and argumentative texts, as well as on speaking, listening, research, and critical reasoning skills. This course exposes students to a variety of texts, such as novels, short stories, plays, essays, poems, and nonfiction. Students write with a focus on refining craft and structure for different audiences and purposes. In addition, students engage in discussions and oral presentations. 10LA - American Lit/Comp11th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/11th%20Grade%20English%20Language%20Arts.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L27https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64200{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L2710th Grade English Language ArtsTenth Grade English Language Arts focuses on comprehension and composition of informative, literary and argumentative texts, as well as on speaking, listening, research, and critical reasoning skills. This course exposes students to a variety of complex texts, such as novels, short stories, plays, essays, poems, and nonfiction. Students write with a focus on the craft and structure of writing for a variety of audiences and purposes. In addition, students engage in discussions and oral presentations. .10LA - World Lit/Comp10th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/10th%20Grade%20English%20Language%20Arts.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L31https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64544{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L31Communication in SocietyCommunication in Society assists students in learning to improve self-confidence and effectiveness in a wide variety of communication situations. Opportunities are provided to learn about communication in one-to-one and one-to-a-group situations, within small group activities, and within large groups. Areas of communication include self-awareness, relationships, work situations, and the community. Attention focuses on learning speech fundamentals, breaking down the barriers to communication, becoming aware of and expressing ideas and thoughts, problems solving, conflict management, thinking skills, and decision making. Students read, discuss, and critically examine informative/expository resources and literature. 5LA - Communications10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Communication%20in%20Society.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L33https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64632{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L33Discussion and DebateDiscussion and Debate teaches students the techniques used in argumentation, forms of discussion, and formal debate. Students learn the fundamentals of communication and the psychology of persuasion. Skills practiced in this class are applicable to other classes and to participation in the democratic process in our communities, states, and country. The course is based on strong oral components.5LA - Communications11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANo50.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Discussion%20and%20Debate.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L34https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65294{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L34Public SpeakingPublic Speaking teaches students the techniques used in informative and persuasive speaking. Students learn the fundamentals of communication and develop skills in the preparation, organization, and presentation of speeches. Students practice and deliver prepared and impromptu speeches to inform, to persuade, and to entertain. 5LA - Communications10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Public%20Speaking.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/L91https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64626{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}L91Digital Narratives: Storytelling in the Modern EraOral storytelling offers opportunities to experience a wealth of cultures, experiences, and lessons. In this tradition, the Digital Storytelling class is designed to give students an opportunity to share their own narratives through multimedia presentations and learn from the experiences of others. A variety of digital formats (still imagery, moving imagery, sound, and text) will be used, in conjunction with students’ voices, to tell cohesive narratives for a variety of purposes. Narrative themes may include: overcoming obstacles, the impacts of drastic transitions, and relevant teen issues.5LA - LA Elective9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Digital%20Narratives.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/LA2https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64676{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}LA2English as a Second Language 210LA - English 99th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/English%20as%20a%20Second%20Language%202.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/language-arts/LE1https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65020{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}LE1Journalism ReportingJournalism: Reporting offers an in-depth survey of journalism, including news writing, interviewing, and writing stories (news, features, sports, editorials, and columns). It also covers the history of journalism, newspaper terminology, headline writing, copy and proofreading, advertising, page layout, photojournalism, press law and journalism ethics. This course is available online.5LA - LA Elective9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterLanguage ArtsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Journalism%20Reporting.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M22https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65454{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M22Two Year Algebra 1 Year 1Algebra 1 is an introduction to abstract reasoning and algebraic symbolism. Students will solve equations and systems of equations, and they will use functions to represent patterns and make predictions. The focus is on linear, exponential, and quadratic functions in problem-solving sitations. Students will engage daily with the Standards for Mathematical Practice. Students will also employ algebraic methods to summarize data and to compare data sets. 10MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Two%20Year%20Algebra%201%20Year%201.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M31https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64863{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M31HS Algebra 1Algebra 1 is an introduction to abstract reasoning and algebraic symbolism. Students will solve equations and systems of equations, and they will use functions to represent patterns and make predictions. The focus is on linear, exponential, and quadratic functions in problem-solving sitations. Students will engage daily with the Standards for Mathematical Practice. Students will also employ algebraic methods to summarize data and to compare data sets. 10MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/HS%20Algebra%201.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M32https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65455{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M32Two Year Algebra 1 Year 2Algebra 1 is an introduction to abstract reasoning and algebraic symbolism. Students will solve equations and systems of equations, and they will use functions to represent patterns and make predictions. The focus is on linear, exponential, and quadratic functions in problem-solving sitations. Students will engage daily with the Standards for Mathematical Practice. Students will also employ algebraic methods to summarize data and to compare data sets. 10MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Two%20Year%20Algebra%201%20Year%202.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M41https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64792{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M41GeometryGeometry presents a thorough study of the structure of the postulational system and development of formal synthetic proof. It considers the topics of congruence, parallelism, perpendicularity, properties of polygons, similarity, and the relationships of circles, spheres, lines, and planes with respect to space as well as the plane. Basic principles of probability will be introduced. The maintenance of algebraic skills will be emphasized.10MA - Algebra 1 or HigherM31 or M359th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Geometry.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M56https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65428{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M56Technical MathTechnical Math is designed for students who wish to apply mathematics skills to technical and industry fields. Students will solve problems involving number sense and operations, measurement, algebra, geometry, and personal/business finance as applied to the workplace.5MA - Algebra 1 or Higher9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Technical%20Math%20CED.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/mathematics/M67https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65399{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}M67StatisticsThis course will explore the analysis of data and make use of graphical and numerical techniques to study patterns and departures from patterns. An emphasis will be placed on interpreting information from graphical and numerical displays and summaries.5MA - Algebra 1 or Higher10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterMathematicsN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Statistics.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S10https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64873{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S10Physical SciencePhysical Science is a lab-based, inquiry‐oriented course involving principles and concepts concerning the physical world. Content areas explored include nature and behavior of matter, atomic theory, chemical and physical changes including bonding and reactions, mechanics, electricity and magnetism, light and sound, and energy. The course emphasizes the study and proper use of fundamental science tools including the metric system, periodic table, and graphing. 10SC - Physical Science9th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/HS%20Physical%20Science.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S16https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64657{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S16Earth Space GeophysicalThis course provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding about the relationships between the structure, processes, and resources on Earth and other solar bodies. Emphasis is placed on laboratory and field experiences. Units of study include Cosmology and Earth History, energy and forces in the Solar System, plate tectonics, climate processes, resources and the environment, physical and chemical changes in the geosphere, and natural hazards. This course is inquiry based and involves both independent and cooperative learning. 10SC - Physical Science10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo15.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Earth%20Space%20Geophysical.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S31https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64866{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S31BiologyIn this class, students will explore relationships between structure and function in organisms and the interaction of cells and organisms with each other and their environments. Topics of study include: use of a microscope, cell structure and function, biochemistry, microbiology, classification, human physiology, genetics, evolution, botany and ecology. Laboratory activities reinforce concepts presented and engage students in the practices of scientific inquiry. 10SC - Life Science9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearNatural ScienceN/ANo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/HS%20Biology.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S32https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64449{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S32BotanyBotany is the scientific study of plants and their relationship to the environment. In this course students investigate the growth, reproduction, anatomy, morphology, physiology, biochemistry, taxonomy, genetics, and ecology of plants. Laboratory and outdoor experiences complement classroom activities.5SC - Life Science11th;#12th;#1 SemesterNatural ScienceN/ANo5.00000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Botany.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/S42https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64417{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}S42AstronomyThis one semester course provides the opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding about the solar system, galaxy, and universe in which we live. Students use tools of observation to learn about space and learn how other astronomers past and present have used tools available. Areas of study include: the process of science, including use of the tools used to observe the sky; stellar astronomy and how stars change over time; and planetary astronomy and how interstellar spacecraft are obtaining information about other bodies in the solar system.5SC - Physical Science10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterNatural ScienceN/ANo5.00000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Astronomy.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/T21https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65500{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T21US HistoryUnited States History focuses on American History from Industrialization into the 21st century. Students will deepen their understanding of current events and participate in an enriched study of the 20th century, tracing the development of social, political, and international relations of the United States. Students will be required to critically examine how our recent history impacts the present day. 10SS - US History10th;#11th;#1 yearSocial ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/US%20History.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/T25https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65107{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T25Local HistoryThis course considers the history of Boulder Valley communities ranging from mountain communities to the city of Boulder and neighboring cities to the east. By taking a regional approach it emphasizes the connectedness and interdependence of neighboring communities historically and in our present day. This course will have students explore regions of Colorado, the influence of the people of pre-historic times, Indian people, Hispanic People, miners, farmers, ranchers and recent times.5Electives10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Local%20History.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/T37https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65468{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T37US GovernmentThis course reviews the basic concepts of United States Government from pre‐revolutionary days to the present time, the functions of national, state, and local governments and their relationships to the citizens of the United States. The responsibilities and obligations of both the citizen and the government to each other are an integral part of this course. The course will combine the historical foundations with analysis of current events. Students will be encouraged to simulate, observe and participate in local government. 5SS - US Government9th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/US%20Government.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/T41https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65562{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T41World HistoryWorld History is a chronological, thematic, and comparative study of the world, with an emphasis on 1450 to present. Students will examine themes that span regions and will focus on the interaction of world citizens and ideas from the First Global Age through the 20th Century. Students will be engaged in an in-depth study of some eras and will be asked to complete independent research, apply critical thinking and examine multiple perspectives on world issues. 10SS - World History10th;#11th;#1 yearSocial ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/World%20History.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/T60https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65538{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T60World GeographyWorld Geography provides the skills and tools of spatial analysis to better understand the patterns of people, landscape and natural phenomena of the Earth. Geography, as a spatial perspective, has much more to do with asking inquiry questions and solving problems than it does with rote memorization of isolated facts. The topics of study reflect geography content standards. The topics include tools of geography, cultural geography: population, culture, urbanization, and movement and human-environment interaction. 5SS - World Geography9th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/World%20Geography.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/T74https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64662{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T74EconomicsCurrent economic issues will serve as a foundation for the application of economic theory in this semester course. Analysis of the United States economic system as it relates to the individual and building financial literacy will be a focus. Specific units will cover microeconomic concepts such as the Law of Supply and Demand, factors of production, and the business cycle. Macroeconomic topics will include money and banking, basic monetary and fiscal policy, international trade and the impact of globalization. Comparative economic systems will also be introduced. Membership in the Student Organization FBLA is an integral part of this program.5Electives11th;#12th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceBusiness, Marketing & Public AdministrationNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Economics.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/social-studies/T80https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65290{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}T80PsychologyPsychology is designed to provide students with a fundamental understanding of the science of human behavior. This class will present students with a basic view of the field of study and will cover theories of personality, mental, emotional and physical development as they relate to the understanding of behavior. 5Electives11th;#12th;#1 SemesterSocial ScienceN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Psychology.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/industrial-arts/V01https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64422{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V01Auto Collision-Basic This course is an overview and intermediate instruction in the use of air, electric and hydraulic tools and equipment; paint spray equipment and techniques; parts alignment and replacement; frame repair, detailing, and shop management. Students learn basic skills and techniques in welding, structural and non-structural repair, plastic and adhesive repairs and prep for refinishing. Students also explore career pathways, post-secondary options, and career search techniques such as applications preparation, resume and cover letter writing, and interviewing skills. Membership in the Student Organization SkillsUSA is an integral part of this program.10Practical Arts11th;#12th;#varyIndustrial ArtsSkilled Trades & Technical SciencesNo30.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Auto%20Collision%20Basic.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/industrial-arts/V02https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64421{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V02Auto Collision 2This course is an overview/review of advanced instruction in the use of air, electric, and hydraulic tools and equipment; paint spray equipment and techniques; parts alignment, straightening, and replacement; and frame repair. Students learn advanced skills and techniques in welding, structural and non-structural and major-damage repair, plastic repair, and refinishing. Students continue studies and practice in shop management skills, customer service and repair cost estimating. They can specialize in a specific area of interest. Students also explore career pathways, post-secondary options, and career search techniques such as applications preparation, resume/letter writing, and interviewing. 10Practical ArtsV0111th;#12th;#varyIndustrial ArtsSkilled Trades & Technical SciencesNo30.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Auto%20Collision%202.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/industrial-arts/V05https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64979{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V05Intermediate WeldingIntermediate Welding builds on the Basic welding class. Students will focus on learning multi position welding using several different welding methods and gain more proficiency in metal cutting methods. Students will review general shop and metal tool safety as well as welding safety. The welding methods covered include; Oxy-Acetylene welding and cutting. GMAW/MIG/Flux-Core wire feed and SMAW (stick arc welding. 10Practical ExperiencesV89Recommendations of additional classes to take: Basic Welding 11th;#12th;#varyIndustrial ArtsSkilled Trades & Technical SciencesNo50.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Intermediate%20Welding%20CED.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/practical-experiences/V100https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64663{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V100Emergency Medical ResponderThe Emergency Medical Responder Program is a basic certification that covers the entry level requirements and prepares students for the Colorado EMT Basic Examination. FRCC College NOW Class. Membership in the Student Organization HOSA is an integral part of this program.VaryPractical Experiences11th;#12th;#1 SemesterPractical ExperiencesHealth Science, Criminal Justice & Public SafetyNo50.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Emergency%20Medical%20Responder.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/science/V101https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65131{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V101Medical Anatomy and Physiology (MAP)This course provides students with an understanding of the U.S. health care system, an opportunity to explore entry level occupations in the healthcare field, and post- secondary education opportunities in medicine. In order to prepare students for healthcare occupations and related study, the course covers introductory medical terminology, anatomy and physiology, and the legal, ethical and cultural considerations in healthcare. Students will enjoy opportunities to visit local healthcare facilities, participate in an educational cadaver lab, and earn CPR and first aid certification. Membership in the Student Organization HOSA is an integral part of this program.10SC - Life Science9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterNatural ScienceHealth Science, Criminal Justice & Public SafetyNo50.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Medical%20Anatomy%20and%20Physiology.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/family-consumer-science/V102https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65391{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V102Sports MedicineThis Colorado Community College System Career and Technical Education Program provides an opportunity for the study and application of the components of sports medicine including but not limited to: sports medicine related careers, organizational and administrative considerations, prevention of athletic injuries, recognition, evaluation, and immediate care of athletic injuries, rehabilitation and management skills, taping and wrapping techniques, first/CPR/AED, emergency procedures, nutrition, sports psychology, human anatomy and physiology, therapeutic modalities, and therapeutic exercise. Membership in the Student Organization SkillsUSA or HOSA is an integral part of this program.15Health9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterFamily and Consumer EducationN/ANo50.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Sports%20Medicine.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/industrial-arts/V110https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65400{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V110Steering and Suspension SystemsThis is a Colorado Community College Systems approved Career and Technical Education beginning class, of specifics in the automotive field. This program focuses on steering and suspension systems and diagnostics. Knowledge and hands on practice is also included in wheel and tires, car inspections, basic electrical, basic brakes, wheel alignment, and customer relations and service. Students practice hands-on skills while repairing vehicles to industry standards. Postsecondary and workforce readiness and soft skills are integrated throughout the program, and teamwork and leadership opportunities are practiced on a continuing basis. This program offers a pathway to NATEF Certification. Membership in the Student Organization SkillsUSA is an integral part of this program.10Practical Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterIndustrial ArtsSkilled Trades & Technical SciencesNo30.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Steering%20and%20Suspension%20Systems.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/family-consumer-science/V112https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64282{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V112Alternative Cooperative Education Alternative Cooperative Education (ACE) Program offers a sequence of courses that provides special populations with the academic and technical knowledge and skills the individuals need to prepare for further education and for careers in current or emerging employment sectors. The program includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills of an individual. Membership in the Student Organization (SC)2 Successful Career Students of Colorado is an integral part of this program. 10Practical Arts10th;#11th;#12th;#varyFamily and Consumer EducationAlternative Cooperative EducationNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Alternative%20Cooperative%20Education.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/industrial-arts/V113https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64423{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V113Auto Shop ServicesThe purpose of this Colorado Community College Career Technical Education Auto Program is to provide students with safety instruction in the shop and on the Automobile. Emphasis is placed on the proper use and care of test equipment, precision measuring and machining equipment, gaskets, adhesives, tubing, wiring, jacks, presses, and cleaning equipment and techniques. Customer Service, entrepreneurship, running a small business, Workplace Competencies/ Postsecondary and Workforce Readiness and soft skills are also a main focus. The lab experience continues to build upon the principles learned. This program offers a pathway to NATEF Certification. 10Practical Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterIndustrial ArtsSkilled Trades & Technical SciencesNo30.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Auto%20Shop%20Services.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/family-consumer-science/V114https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64991{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V114Introduction to Criminal Justice wtThis is a course to provide students with an introduction to the criminal justice field in terms of giving them a brief overview to what is involved in choosing a career in law enforcement, corrections, legal careers in the field of criminal justice, and crime scene investigation. Students in this program will receive not only an academic foundation in terms of learning the basic concepts, vocabulary, and theories in each of the above-mentioned areas, but also will receive practical, skills-based training in each of the areas to provide them with a basic skills base from which they can draw from when applying for and working in entry-level positions in a variety of areas of the criminal justice spectrum. When this course is taken concurrently with Front Range Community College the BVSD credit is weighted. 5Practical Arts9th;#10th;#11th;#12th;#1 SemesterFamily and Consumer EducationHealth Science, Criminal Justice & Public SafetyNo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Introduction%20to%20Criminal%20Justice%20wt.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/practical-experiences/V16https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=65607{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V16Construction 2This Career and Technical Education two -semester program provides students with the opportunity to work in the Construction Industry. The first semester will focus on the various fields that make up the construction industry and will include a 30 hour OSHA training program on Safety. Students concurrently enrolled at FRCC would complete a 3 credit course with 45 clock hours learning a variety of hands-on techniques. Students must be a minimum of 16 years of age to carry out this practicum. The second semester will have the student doing an internship/pre-apprenticeship program on a job site. Also, students will be getting prepared to take the General Contractor Exam by learning the IRC and IBC codes.VaryPractical Experiences11th;#12th;#1 yearPractical ExperiencesN/ANohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Construction%202.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/industrial-arts/V31https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64581{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V31Construction 1Explores the expanding array of careers within the construction industry. Students will be exposed to the construction industry throughout job site tours, hands-on experience, and classroom activities. Math and science application will be established throughout the academic integration of job site technical skills and classroom theory. Membership in the Student Organization SkillsUSA is an integral part of this program.15Practical Arts10th;#11th;#12th;#1 yearPractical ExperiencesSkilled Trades & Technical SciencesNohttp://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Construction%201.docx
https://arh.bvsd.org/counseling/courses/practical-experiences/V33https://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Lists/HS Course Catalog/DispForm.aspx?ID=64719{a1474b88-e943-4771-be13-3b8882c5fdd4}V33Foundations of Early Childhood Education CertificateThe TEC/CTE Early Childhood Education program offers certificate options for those who want to pursue a career involving the care and education of young children from birth through age eight. Courses will be offered concurrently with Front Range Community College. Courses in theory and internships (practicum in an ECE setting) are combined to provide a comprehensive base of growth and development. Students will have the opportunity to qualify as an ECE Teacher Assistant in a childcare/preschool setting during semester 1. Semester 2 will enable students to certify as an ECE Teacher (formerly known as Group Leader Qualified). FRCC College NOW class. Membership in the Student Organization FCCLA is an integral part of this program.15Practical Arts11th;#12th;#1 yearPractical ExperiencesHospitality, Human Services & EducationNo25.0000000000000http://contenthub.bvsd.org/curriculum/Course%20Catalog/Foundations%20of%20Early%20Childhood%20Education%20Certificate.docx