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Grade Level: 11-12
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: None
Graduation Requirement: No - UC/CSU 'G'
Psychology is the scientific study of human and animal behavior and activity. This course will examine this behavior as it relates to formation of personality and better understanding of him/her and others. Discussion and projects will focus on psychological theories, history, personality development, cycles of life, biology and behavior, relationships, and student research. This course is approved as a college preparatory elective by both the UC & CSU Systems.

World History

Grade Levels: 10
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: None
Graduation Requirement: World History - UC/CSU 'A'
Students examine major turning points in the shaping of our modern world, from the late-eighteenth century to the present with a focus on the growing interdependence of peoples and cultures throughout the world. Students will be required to complete a 5- to 7-page research paper.  

AP Computer Science Principles

Grade Levels: 11-12
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: None
Graduation Requirement: Elective - UC/CSU 'G'
AP Computer Science Principles introduces students to the foundational concepts of computer science and challenges them to explore how computing and technology can impact the world. With a unique focus on creative problem solving and real-world applications, AP Computer Science Principles prepares students for college and career.

AP Computer Science

Grade Levels: 10-12
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: Concurrent Enrollment in Integrated Math III and recommended completion of AP Computer Science Principles
Graduation Requirement: Elective - UC/CSU 'G'
This course introduces fundamental topics that include problem solving, design strategies and methodologies, organization of data (data structures), approaches to processing data (algorithms), analysis of potential solutions, and the ethical and social implications of computing. The course emphasizes both object-oriented and imperative problem solving and design. These techniques represent proven approaches for developing solutions that can scale up from small, simple problems to large, complex problems.

Exploring Computer Science

Grade Levels: 9-12
Repetitions for Credit: No
Prerequisites: Integrated Mathematics I or concurrent enrollment
Graduation Requirement: Elective - UC/CSU 'G'
Exploring Computer Science teaches the creative, collaborative, interdisciplinary, and problem-solving nature of computing with instructional materials that feature an inquiry-based approach to learning and teaching. As part of this course, students will delve into real world computing problems that are culturally-relevant, and address social and ethical issues while delivering foundational computer science knowledge to students. Students will engage in several in-depth projects to demonstrate the real-world applications of computing.