Mandarin Chinese 473

This Pre-AP language and culture course helps students continue to develop their competence within the context of culturally rich thematic units based on the six AP themes. Performance-based activities allow students to speak and write independently in unfamiliar...

Mandarin Chinese 573

The course aims to further develop student’s critical thinking and linguistic skills, as well as to deepen their cultural understanding of the Chinese speaking culture(s). This course is thematically anchored with authentic resources such as films, music, art...

Multivariable Calculus & Linear Algebra Honors 873

The multivariable calculus portion of the course extends the ideas of AP Calculus AB and BC to introduce calculus on curves and surfaces in three-dimensional space. This includes vector analysis, partial differentiation, multiple integrals, line integrals, surface...

Physical Management Honors

This course is open to junior and senior students by recommendation only.  It is designed to challenge the highly motivated and physically active student with the primary focus of the course being centered on establishing, improving upon, and maintaining a healthy...

Physics Honors 173

This laboratory course is a more comprehensive version of the first year physics course designed for science-oriented students. Careful laboratory work is followed by detailed mathematical analysis of data. The topics covered include optics, wave motion, Newton’s laws...

PLTW Civil Engineering and Architecture 373

Have you thought about how buildings are constructed? How do they stay standing for hundreds of years? Students will learn about multiple building systems as they tackle thermal design, plumbing design, water run-off design, passive solar design, green roof design, as...

PLTW Digital Electronics 573

This third course offering in the Project Lead the Way pre-engineering program provides a foundation for students who are interested in electrical engineering, electronics, or circuit design. From smart phones to appliances, digital circuits are all around us....

PLTW Engineering Design and Development 473

In this capstone course, students work in teams to design and develop an original solution to a valid open-ended technical problem by applying the engineering design process. Students perform research to choose, validate, and justify a technical problem. After...

PLTW Introduction to Engineering Design 173

This is the foundation course of the nationally recognized Project Lead the Way pre-engineering program. In this course, students use 3D modeling design software to solve design problems as they develop, create, and analyze product models. The course encourages...

PLTW Principles of Engineering 273

The second course in the nationally-recognized Project Lead the Way pre-engineering program provides students experience in various areas of engineering and physics. Students will apply their knowledge to solve engineering design problems with a large focus placed on...

Precalculus Honors 573

This course covers various elementary functions, rational and polynomial functions, trigonometry, exponential and logarithmic functions. Additional topics include polar equations, vectors, parametric equations, partial fraction decomposition, conics, sequences &...

Science Independent Research Study 171, 172, 271

This independent study course provides students an opportunity to earn credit for independent scientific research as part of the department’s Science Independent Research Study (SIRS) Program. Under the direction of a member of the science faculty, a student will...

SELC Chemistry Honors 173

Chemistry Honors is the second science course in the four year Science and Engineering Learning Community program of study. This accelerated chemistry laboratory science course stresses the development of problem-solving skills and careful data analysis through topics...

SELC Physics Honors 173

This laboratory course is the first science course in the four year Science and Engineering Learning Community science sequence. While students will investigate all major topics in a comprehensive first year physics course–optics, wave motion, Newton’s...

Spanish 273

Students continue to develop more advanced competency in Spanish within the context of culturally rich thematic units. Performance-based activities allow students to speak and write in practiced, familiar situations as well as occasional unfamiliar topics with...

Spanish 373

Students continue to develop more advanced language competency within the context of culturally rich thematic units based on the six AP themes. Performance-based activities allow students to speak and write independently in unfamiliar situations. Listening and reading...

Spanish 473

This Pre-AP language and culture course helps students continue to develop their competence within the context of culturally rich thematic units based on the six AP themes. Performance-based activities allow students to speak and write independently in unfamiliar...

Spanish 573

The course aims to further develop student’s critical thinking and linguistic skills, as well as to deepen their cultural understanding of the Spanish speaking culture(s). This course is thematically anchored with authentic resources such as films, music, art...

Spanish for Heritage Learners 273

This rigorous Pre-AP course, in conjunction with Spanish for Heritage Learners 373, is designed for Heritage learners to develop advanced language skills. All three modes of communication are emphasized in preparation for both AP courses: presentational (speaking and...

Spanish for Heritage Learners 373

This rigorous Pre-AP course, in conjunction with Spanish for Heritage Learners 273, is designed for Heritage learners to develop advanced language skills. All three modes of communication are emphasized in preparation for both AP courses: presentational (speaking and...