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Mission Statement:

The mission of Habersham Central High


Habersham Central School will be a school
High School focused on equipping students
with the knowledge and skills
is to provide needed to be responsible,
students productive members of their
with high content, communities. Administrators
will support, and teachers will
engaging school employ, diverse methods to
work. help students reach their fullest
potential to become well-
rounded citizens of character.

Habersham Central High School


http://habershamcentral.ga.hch.schoolinsites.com
2059 St. Hwy 197 S., Phone: 706-778-7161
Mt. Airy, GA 30563 Fax 706-778-1258

Principal
Mr. Wesley McGee

Administration Student Services Department


Lisa Saxon, Assistant Principal Holly McShane, Counselor
Amy Hood, Assistant Principal Donnie Bennett, Counselor
Jonathan Stribling, Assistant Principal Jalen Hulsey, Counselor
Adam Bagwell, Assistant Principal Andrea Jones, Graduation Coach
Habersham Central High School
Course Selection Guide
Table of Contents
Table of Contents...... 2

Graduation Requirement Checklist... 3

English... 4

Science....... 5-6

Social Studies.... 6

Math.. 7-8

Foreign Language. 8

Physical Education/ Drivers Ed. 9

Fine Arts. 9-10

Habersham Christian Learning Center (HCLC). 11

CTAE Information.. 11-12

Agriculture.. 11-12

Architectural Drawing. 12-13

Video 13

Automotive.. 13

Business /Technology.. 14

Culinary Arts 15

Early Childhood Education.. 15

Engineering.. 16

Marketing 16 -17

JROTC. 17

Work Based Learning. 17

Advanced Placement/Dual Enrollment 18-19

Registration Planning Guide ... 20


GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

ENGLISH 4 UNITS HEALTH AND P.E. (.5 EACH)


9 LIT/COMP *
TH
1 UNIT TOTAL
HEALTH (.5)
10TH LIT/COMP OR WORLD LIT
PERSONAL FITNESS (.5)
11TH (AMERICAN) LIT/COMP *


12TH LIT/COMP
*FOREIGN LANGUAGE , FINE ARTS OR
CTAE
MATH 4 UNITS (PATHWAY OR COMBINATION OF THREE IN ANY AREA)
FOUNDATIONS OF ALGEBRA
ALGEBRA I*
GEOMETRY*
ADVANCED ALGEBRA
4TH MATH OPTION _______________



SOCIAL STUDIES 3.5 UNITS
ELECTIVES
WORLD HISTORY

AMERICAN GOVERNMENT OR
CIVICS (.5)
UNITED STATES HISTORY*

ECONOMICS*


SCIENCE -4 UNITS
PHYSICAL SCIENCE*

BIOLOGY*

CHEMISTRY OR ENVIRONMENTAL
SCIENCE

PHYSICS, ANATOMY, FORENSICS, ENV.


SCI,. EARTH SYSTEMS, ANIMAL SCI
HORTICULTURE,., FOREST SCI.,
ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS, OR
MOWR OPTION____________________



NOTE: CHEMISTRY AND PHYSICS ARE
RECOMMENDED FOR STUDENTS PLANNING TO

ATTEND COLLEGE.



27 total units required for graduation
*Indicates an EOC or End of Year Course test
required at the end of the semester to earn credit (Potential to earn 32 credits)
in course. **Most Colleges require 2-3 consecutive years of
Foreign Language. Check the Freshman Profile of
particular colleges.**

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ENGLISH COURSES
COURSE COURSE NAME PREREQUISITE COURSE DESCRIPTION
NUMBER
2306200 TENTH GRADE LITERATURE & This course introduces a variety of authors and selections from many types of
literature including poetry, short stories, novels (both fiction and nonfiction)
COMPOSITION
and drama; engages students in the research process; requires written literary
analysis through discussion of the elements of literature; and develops
thinking, organizing, and interpersonal communication. The course stresses
the inclusion of the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards English
Language Arts for informative and argumentative writing.
2306200 ADVANCED TENTH GRADE Advanced English and Composition 10 introduces a variety of authors and
selections from many types of literature including poetry, short stories, novels
LITERATURE & COMPOSITION
(both fiction and nonfiction) and drama; engages students in examining the
research process; refines written literary analysis through discussion of the
elements of literature; and develops thinking, organizing, and interpersonal
communication. The course also stresses the inclusion of the Common Core
Georgia Performance Standards for informative and argumentative writing.
2306200 HONORS TENTH GRADE APPLICATION* Honors English 10 focuses on the themes and structures of literary and
informational texts from the U.S. and around the world. Specifically,
LITERATURE & COMPOSITION
students will look thematically at issues and concerns with human nature
and society as depicted in world literature. Students will read critically,
think analytically, and communicate clearly in relation to the concepts of
the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards. Students will develop
their composition skills through argumentative and informational writing
assessments.
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2305100 11 GRADE AMERICAN The objectives of this course include developing students understanding of
the history and cultural progress of America through literature, conveying the
LITERATURE & COMPOSITION
perceptions and experiences of American authors. The focus of the course will
be to survey the various themes in American literature in both fiction and non
fiction texts. All course objectives are aligned with the Common Core Georgia
Performance Standards.
2305100 HONORS AMERICAN APPLICATION* The objectives of this course include developing students understanding of
the history and cultural progress of America through literature, conveying the
LITERATURE & COMPOSITION
perceptions and experiences of American authors. The focus of the course will
be to survey the various themes of American literature in both literary and
informational texts. All course objectives are aligned with the Common Core
Georgia Performance Standards English Language Arts.
TH
2305200 12 GRADE BRITISH Using the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards as its foundation,
this course completes four years of study of the English Language Arts.
LITERATURE AND
Students will be analyzing and constructing written and verbal responses to
COMPOSITION grade-level appropriate fiction and non-fiction texts and materials, in an effort
to ensure that they are college and career ready.
Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition is a one-semester
2306500 course in which students study multiple works of literature representing
AP ENGLISH LITERATURE & APPLICATION*
various genres, periods, cultures, and themes. This course engages students in
COMPOSITION ** the careful reading and critical analysis of imaginative literature and helps
students to develop both personally and intellectually by connecting them to
the experiences of other human beings, past and present.
2305100 PRE-AP AMERICAN The Advanced Placement Language and Composition course is a one-semester
course that will engage students in careful reading and analysis of prose,
LITERATURE & COMPOSITION APPLICATION*
mainly nonfiction, written in a variety of rhetorical contexts. Students will
+ become skilled and diverse in their writing. They will become aware of the

AP ENGLISH LANGUAGE & writers purpose, expectations, and subjects, as well as the conventions and
2305300 language used to make a writers work effective.
COMPOSITION**
(YEAR LONG)
2309100 ENGLISH ESOL I These courses are designed for non-native speakers of English at the
2309200 beginning level of English proficiency. Focus is on developing vocabulary,
ENGLISH ESOL II PLACEMENT TEST
2309300 phonemic awareness, reading skills and strategies, writing skills, and to
ENGLISH ESOL III increase listening proficiency.
2309400
ENGLISH ESOL IV
th
230340401 MOWR ENGLISH MEET CRITERIA MOWR (Move On When Ready) Composition /Rhetoric may be used for 10
th
lit or 12 Brit Lit & Comp. & is a prerequisite for 1102/123 Literature/Comp.
COMPOSITION/RHETORIC
th
230340402 MOWR ENGLISH LIT/COMP MEET CRITERIA MOWR (Move On When Ready) Lit/Composition may be used for 12 Brit Lit
and may be a prerequisite for MOWR American Lit.

2305104 MOWR AMERICAN LIT MEET CRITERIA MOWR American Lit may be used for American Literature.
Composition/Rhetoric and Literature/Composition may be prerequisites.

* STUDENTS WHO ARE ENROLLED IN THE HONORS PROGRAM AND HAVE MAINTAINED AN 80 OR ABOVE AVERAGE IN AN HONORS LEVEL COURSE ARE AUTOMATICALLY ELIGIBLE FOR THIS COURSE AND DO
NOT NEED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION.
** THIS COURSE COUNTS AS AN ACADEMIC ELECTIVE.
SCIENCE COURSES
COURSE COURSE NAME PREREQUISITE COURSE DESCRIPTION
NUMBER
2601200 BIOLOGY The Biology course is designed to continue student investigations of the life
sciences. This course includes more abstract concepts such as the
interdependence of organisms, the relationship of matter, energy, and
organization in living systems, the behavior of organisms, and biological
evolution. Students investigate biological concepts through experience in
laboratories and field work using the processes of inquiry.
2601200 HONORS BIOLOGY (PRE APPLICATION* The Honors Biology Course is designed for advanced learners. The course
includes all of the skills and concepts from the Biology Course, but moves at
AP BIOLOGY)
an accelerated pace allowing for more depth in the content.
2601200 PRE-AP BIOLOGY APPLICATION* AP Biology is designed to enable the student to develop advanced inquiry
and reasoning skills, such as designing a plan for collecting data, analyzing
(HONORS BIOLOGY)
data, applying mathematical routines, and connecting concepts in and
+ across domains. The result will be readiness for the study of advanced topics
2601400 ADVANCED PLACEMENT in subsequent college courses. This AP Biology course is equivalent to a two-
BIOLOGY semester college introductory biology course and has been endorsed
enthusiastically by higher education officials.
(YEAR LONG)
4005100 CHEMISTRY I The Chemistry course is designed to continue student investigations of the
physical sciences. This course includes more abstract concepts such as the
structure of atoms, structure and properties of matter, and the conservation
and interaction of energy and matter. Students investigate chemistry
concepts through experience in laboratories and fieldwork using the
processes of inquiry.
4005100 HONORS CHEMISTRY APPLICATION* The Honors Chemistry Course is designed for advanced learners. The course
includes all of the skills and concepts from the Chemistry Course, but moves
(PRE AP CHEMISTRY)
at an accelerated pace.

4005100 PRE-AP CHEMISTRY APPLICATION* The AP Chemistry course is designed to be the equivalent of the general
chemistry course usually taken during the first college year. Students in such
(HONORS CHEMISTRY)
a course should attain a depth of understanding of fundamentals and a
+ reasonable competence in dealing with chemical problems. The AP
4005300 ADVANCED PLACEMENT Chemistry course differs qualitatively from the general high school chemistry
CHEMISTRY course with respect to the kind of textbook used, the topics covered, the
emphasis on chemical calculations and the mathematical formulation of
principles, and the kind of laboratory work done by students. Quantitative
(YEAR LONG) differences appear in the number of topics treated, the time spent on the
course by students, and the nature and the variety of experiments done in
the laboratory.
2606110 ENVIRONMENTAL The Environmental Science course integrates the study of many components
of our environment, including flow of energy and cycling of matter,
SCIENCE
interconnection of all life, stability and change in an ecosystem, conservation
and resource allocation, and evaluation of human activity and technology.
2606200 ADVANCED PLACEMENT APPLICATION* AP Environmental Science is designed to provide students with the scientific
principles, concepts, and methodologies required to understand the
ENVIRONMENTAL
interrelationships of the natural world, to identify and analyze
SCIENCE environmental problems both natural and human-made, to evaluate the
relative risks associated with these problems, and to examine alternative
solutions for resolving and/or preventing them. This semester long class is
equivalent to a one semester college introductory environmental science
course.
2607300 HUMAN ANATOMY & In a lab/inquiry based setting, students explore the systems of the human
body in terms of structure and function. Medical related topics are
PHYSIOLOGY
emphasized.
4008100 PHYSICS The Physics curriculum is designed to continue student investigations of the
physical sciences. This course includes more abstract concepts such as
interactions of matter and energy, velocity, acceleration, force, energy,
momentum, and charge. Students investigate physics concepts through
experience in laboratories and field work using the processes of inquiry.
4009300 FORENSIC SCIENCE In this course students will learn the scientific protocols for analyzing a crime
scene, how to use chemical and physical separation methods to isolate and
identify materials, how to analyze biological evidence and the criminal use of
tools, including impressions from firearms, tool marks, arson, and explosive
evidence.

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400640000 EARTH SYSTEMS This course develops the explanations of phenomena fundamental to the
sciences of geology and physical geography, including the early history of the
Earth, plate tectonics, landform evolution, the Earths geologic record,
weather and climate, and the history of life on Earth. Instruction should focus
on inquiry and development of scientific explanations, rather than mere
descriptions of phenomena. Case studies, laboratory exercises, maps, and data
analysis should be integrated into units. Special attention should be paid to
topics of current interest (e.g., recent earthquakes, tsunamis, global warming,
price of resources) and to potential careers in the geosciences.
2607100 ZOOLOGY This course studies all things animals including anatomy, physiology,
development, ecology, behavior and evolution. The laboratory component
includes dissections.

MOWR PHYSICAL SCIENCE, Meet Criteria Courses available through participating MOWR partners. Students must
meet eligibility criteria and complete applications by deadlines posted.
BIOLOGY, CHEMISTRY,
PHYSICS, HUMAN
ANATOMY &
PHYSIOLOGY,
*STUDENTS WHO ARE ENROLLED IN THE HONORS PROGRAM AND HAVE MAINTAINED AN 80 OR ABOVE AVERAGE IN AN HONORS LEVEL COURSE ARE
AUTOMATICALLY ELIGIBLE FOR THIS COURSE AND DO NOT NEED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION.
** THIS COURSE COUNTS AS AN ACADEMIC ELECTIVE

SOCIAL STUDIES
COURSE COURSE NAME PREREQUISITE COURSE DESCRIPTION
NUMBER
4505700 AMERICAN GOVERNMENT A study on the foundation, organization, and operation of our nations
government.
4505700 HONORS AMERICAN An accelerated course on the foundation, organization, and operation of
our nations government.
GOVERNMENT
4505200 ADVANCED PLACEMENT APPLICATION* THIS ONE-SEMESTER COURSE IN UNITED STATES GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS WILL GIVE
STUDENTS AN ANALYTICAL PERSPECTIVE ON GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS IN THE UNITED
GOVERNMENT
STATES. THIS COURSE INCLUDES BOTH THE STUDY OF GENERAL CONCEPTS USED TO
INTERPRET U.S. GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS AND THE ANALYSIS OF SPECIFIC EXAMPLES.
IT ALSO REQUIRES FAMILIARITY WITH THE VARIOUS INSTITUTIONS, GROUPS, BELIEFS, AND
IDEAS THAT CONSTITUTE U.S. GOVERNMENT AND POLITICS.
4508100 UNITED STATES HISTORY The United States history course provides students with a comprehensive,
intensive study of major events and themes in United States history.
Beginning with early European colonization, the course examines major
events and themes throughout United States history. The course
concludes with significant developments in the early 21st century
4508100 HONORS UNITED STATES Accelerated course surveying American History. Emphasis for the
curriculum will cover the content domains that will prepare students for
HISTORY
the state mandated End of Course Test. As an accelerated course,
students will also experience diverse delivery methods and greater depth
and volume of content than a regular U.S. History course.
4508100 PRE-AP UNITED STATES APPLICATION* Accelerated course surveying America History with an emphasis on
preparation for the College Board Advanced Placement Exam through
HISTORY
critical analysis and essay writing.
+
ADVANCED PLACEMENT

UNITED STATES
4508200
HISTORY*
(YEAR LONG)
4506100 ECONOMICS Introduction to economics focusing on: Fundamentals, Microeconomics,
Macroeconomics, International, and Personal Finance
4506200 ADVANCED PLACEMENT APPLICATION* AP macroeconomics is a semester course that gives students a deeper
understanding of the principles of economics and how they apply to the
MACROECONOMICS
economic system. This course places particular emphasis on the study of
national income and price determination while working to develop the
students familiarity with economic performance measures, economic
growth, and international economics, and how they influence the
contraction and expansion of the economy.

MOWR PSYCHOLOGY MEET CRITERIA The study of human behavior focusing on consciousness, growth and
development, learning, relationships, and personality.

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MOWR AMERICAN GOVT., US Meet Criteria Courses available through participating MOWR partners. Students must
meet eligibility criteria and complete applications by deadlines posted.
HISTORY, ECONOMICS
3505100 YOUTH LEADERSHIP I
TH TH
APPLICATION (11 & 12 Service-learning course intended to prepare students for leadership roles
in their community and post-secondary experiences.
ONLY)
3505200 YOUTH LEADERSHIP II
TH TH
APPLICATION (11 & 12 Service-learning course intended to prepare students for leadership roles
in their community and post-secondary experiences.
ONLY)
* STUDENTS WHO ARE ENROLLED IN THE HONORS PROGRAM AND HAVE MAINTAINED AN 80 OR ABOVE AVERAGE IN AN HONORS LEVEL COURSE ARE
AUTOMATICALLY ELIGIBLE FOR THIS COURSE AND DO NOT NEED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION.
**THIS COURSE COUNTS AS AN ACADEMIC ELECTIVE.

MATH
COURSE COURSE NAME PREREQUISITE COURSE DESCRIPTION
NUMBER
2709900 GSE ALGEBRA I Foundations of Algebra GSE Algebra I is the first course in a sequence of three required high school
th courses designed to ensure career and college readiness. The course
or 8 Grade Math
represents a discrete study of Algebra with correlated statistics applications.

2709910 GSE GEOMETRY GSE ALGEBRA I GSE Geometry is the second course in a sequence of three required high
school courses designed to ensure career and college readiness. The course

represents a discrete study of geometry with correlated statistics applications.
SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF This course is the culminating course in a sequence of three high school
2709730 ANALYTIC GEOMETRY/GSE courses designed to ensure career and college readiness. The course is
ADVANCED ALGEBRA
GEOMETRY designed to prepare students for fourth course options relevant to their
career pursuits. This course will cover the same standards as Advanced

Algebra in a more in-depth manner and often with a faster pace that permits
additional exploration.


2709740 PRE-CALCULUS SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF Pre-Calculus focuses on standards to prepare students for a more intense
ADVANCED ALGEBRA study of mathematics. The critical areas organized in seven units delve deeper
into content from previous courses. The study of circles and parabolas is
extended to include other conics such as ellipses and hyperbolas.
Trigonometric functions are further developed to include inverses, general
triangles and identities. Matrices provide an organizational structure in which
to represent and solve complex problems. Students expand the concepts of
complex numbers and the coordinate plane to represent and operate upon
vectors. Probability rounds out the course using counting methods, including
their use in making and evaluating decisions.
2709740 HONORS APPLICATION* This is the third Course in an accelerated sequence of courses and is the
fourth course for those on the regular sequence of courses. The course is
PRE-CALCULUS
designed to prepare students for calculus and other college level mathematics
courses. This course will cover the same state standards as Pre-Calculus in a

more in-depth manner and often with a faster pace that permits additional
exploration of the content covered.



The AP Statistics course is equivalent to a one-semester, introductory, non-
2707400 ADVANCED PLACEMENT APPLICATION* calculus-based college course in statistics. The course introduces students to
STATISTICS the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing
conclusions from data. There are four themes in the AP Statistics course:

exploring data, sampling and experimentation, anticipating patterns, and
statistical inference. Students use technology, investigations, problem solving,
and writing as they build conceptual understanding.







RD
COMPLETION OF 3 LEVEL This is a course designed to follow the completion of Advanced Algebra. The
ADVANCED
2708500 MATH COURSE course will give the students further experiences with statistical information
MATHEMATICAL and summaries, methods of designing and conducting statistical studies, an
DECISION MAKING opportunity to analyze various voting process, modeling of data, basic
financial decisions, and use of network models for making informed decisions.

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RD
2708900 COLLEGE READINESS COMPLETION OF 3 LEVEL This is a fourth course option for students who have completed Algebra I or
MATH COURSE Coordinate Algebra, Geometry or Analytic Geometry, and Algebra II or
Advanced Algebra, but are still struggling with high school mathematics
standards essential for success in first year post-secondary mathematics
courses required for non-STEM majors. The course is designed to serve as a
bridge for high school students who will enroll in non-STEM post-secondary
study and will serve to meet the high school fourth course graduation
requirement.

2707800

GPS CALCULUS COMPLETION OF This course provides a review of algebraic concepts. The concept of function,
PRE CALCULUS its inverse and its limit is introduced and the method of to derive each is
developed. The derivative of a function will be defined and techniques of
differentiation and application will be studied.
2707800 HONORS CALCULUS APPLICATION* This course provides a review of algebraic concepts. The concept of function,

its inverse and its limit is introduced and the method of to derive each is
developed. The derivative of a function will be defined and techniques of
differentiation and application will be studied. This course will cover the same
state standards as GPS Calculus in a more in-depth manner and often with a
faster pace that permits additional exploration of the content covered.

PRE-AP CALCULUS APPLICATION* AP Calculus AB is a college-level calculus course that emphasizes numerical,
algebraic, and graphical investigations of limits, functions,
2707800 +
continuity, differentiation formulas for algebraic and transcendental functions
ADVANCED PLACEMENT and implicit differentiation, graphical relationships between f, f, and f, and

2707200 CALCULUS AB knowledge of a variety of applications of these concepts. Students will also
learn the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, properties of definite integrals,

(YEAR LONG)
and applications of anti-differentiation. Students will engage in an extensive


review in preparation for the College Board AP examination.


2707200
ADVANCED PLACEMENT APPLICATION*

CALCULUS AB Conforms to College Board topics for the Advanced Placement Calculus BC
Examination. Covers Advanced Placement Calculus AB topics and includes
+ vector functions, parametric equations, conversions, parametrically defined
2707300 ADVANCED PLACEMENT curves, tangent lines, and sequence and series. Prerequisite: Advanced

CALCULUS BC Algebra and Trigonometry or Analysis.

(YEAR LONG)

MOWR COLLEGE ALGEBRA MEET CRITERIA Courses available through participating MOWR partners. Students must meet

eligibility criteria and complete applications by deadlines posted.
STATISTICS
* STUDENTS WHO ARE ENROLLED IN THE HONORS PROGRAM AND HAVE MAINTAINED AN 80 OR ABOVE AVERAGE IN AN HONORS LEVEL COURSE ARE AUTOMATICALLY ELIGIBLE
FOR THIS COURSE AND DO NOT NEED TO SUBMIT AN APPLICATION.
**THIS COURSE COUNTS AS AN ACADEMIC ELECTIVE.

FOREIGN LANGUAGE
COURSE COURSE NAME PREREQUISITE COURSE DESCRIPTION
NUMBER
6001100 FRENCH I This entry-level course explores topics like people and places, daily living, travel
and geography through the communicative skills of speaking, listening, reading,
and writing.
6001200 FRENCH II SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION This course is a review and continuation of concepts and topics covered in
OF FRENCH I French I with an increasing focus on grammar and vocabulary. An 80 or above
in French I is strongly recommended.
6001300 FRENCH III SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION This course is a review and continuation of concepts and topics covered in
OF FRENCH II. French I and II, with an increasing focus on grammar and vocabulary. An 80 or
above in French II is strongly recommended
6007100 SPANISH I This course is designed for the beginning student who has no knowledge of
Spanish. The student will explore topics like people and places, daily living, travel
and geography through the communicative skills of speaking, listening, reading,
and writing. Not designed for Spanish speaking students or students with
Spanish Heritage.
6007200 SPANISH II SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION This course is a review and continuation of concepts and topics covered in
OF SPANISH I Spanish I, with an increased focus on grammar and vocabulary. It is not designed
for Spanish speaking students or students with a Spanish Heritage. Spanish I is a
prerequisite.
6007300 SPANISH III SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION This course is a review and continuation of concepts and topics covered in
OF SPANISH II Spanish I and II, with an increasing focus on grammar and vocabulary. It is not
designed for Spanish speaking students or students with a Spanish Heritage.

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6007300 HONORS SPANISH SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION This is an accelerated course and is a review and continuation of concepts and
III*APPLICATION* OF SPANISH II topics covered in Spanish I and II, with an increasing focus on grammar and
vocabulary. It is not designed for Spanish speaking students or students with a
Spanish Heritage.
6007700 ADVANCED SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION This course is a preparation for the AP Exam given each year. The advanced
PLACEMENT SPANISH OF SPANISH III grammar and vocabulary are presented in a concise format. An 80 or above in

LANGUAGE APPLICATION Spanish III is a prerequisite and an application is required.

6007900 SPANISH FOR NATIVE This course is designed for students who speak Spanish or have a Spanish
Heritage. The topics covered are similar to Spanish I but the course focuses on
SPEAKERS I
grammar and vocabulary issues that are unique to native speakers with
attention to writing, reading and comprehension.
6007910 SPANISH FOR NATIVE SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION This course is a review and continuation of Spanish for Native Speakers I.
SPEAKERS II OF SPANISH FOR NATIVES I

ALL FOREIGN LANGUAGE COURSES COUNT AS ACADEMIC ELECTIVES AND FACTOR INTO A STUDENTS HOPE GPA. STUDENTS WHO ARE PLANNING TO ATTEND A
FOUR-YEAR COLLEGE MUST TAKE AT LEAST TWO CONSECUTIVE LEVELS OF THE SAME FOREIGN LANGUAGE.

Physical Education/Drivers ED
COURSE COURSE NAME PREREQUISITE COURSE DESCRIPTION
NUMBER
3602100 TEAM SPORTS This class is designed for students interested in learning skills and strategies of
team sports. This course will include daily skill instruction and implementation of
those skills into a competitive game setting. This course will include team and
individual activities, daily cardiovascular fitness components (muscular strength,
muscular endurance, flexibility, and cardio-vascular exercises), writing
assignments, and fitness assessment using the Fitness Gram. Sportsmanship and
the ability to work with others is emphasized.
3605600 BODY SCULPTING This course is designed to develop students individual optimal level of physical
fitness and provide the opportunity for students to develop skills and
appreciation for conditioning the body by strengthening muscles. The Fitness
Gram will be used as a fitness assessment.
3606400 WEIGHT TRAINING The weight-training program is designed for universal scalability making it the
perfect application for any committed individual regardless of experience. We
(MALES)
3606400 WEIGHT scale load and intensity; we dont change programs. Injuries will be worked
around so that the student can still benefit from the workout program and
TRAINING(FEMALES)
participate in the workout.
1701400 DRIVERS ED Must have a Offers non-drivers and beginning drivers 15 years of age and older a minimum of
learners permit 45 hours of classroom instruction and 2 hours of behind the wheel
instruction. Stresses defensive driving skills and refining perceptual and critical
thinking skills for safe driving. Students should have their learner's license permit
so that they can participate in the behind the wheel driving portion of the
class. Students without a learner's permit will only take the classroom instruction
portion of the class.

FINE ARTS
COURSE COURSE NAME PREREQUISITE COURSE DESCRIPTION
NUMBER
5007110 PHOTOGRAPHY I Photography is an exploration of digital photography that introduces students to the
5007120 PHOTOGRAPHY II tools, materials, and techniques needed to create a product with a high level of
competence and creativity. The history of photography is introduced along with art
criticism and aesthetic judgment.
5004600 JEWELRY & METAL Jewelry & Metal Crafts is a course designed to encourage personal expression
through the creation of jewelry, functional objects, and sculpture. Students have the
CRAFTS
opportunity to explore a variety of processes and materials.
5006110 SCULPTURE I Introduces the design and production of relief sculpture and sculpture-in-the-round.
5006120 SCULPTURE II Emphasizes the historical origins and functions of sculpture in Western and non-
Western cultures. Includes additive, subtractive and modeling methods; explores
traditional and nontraditional materials for sculpted works and their sculptors.
5002110 VISUAL ARTS Visual Arts Foundations introduces history, art criticism, aesthetic judgment, and
studio production. Emphasis is placed upon the ability to understand and use the
FOUNDATIONS
elements of art and the principles of design through a variety of media, processes,
and visual resources.
5003130 DRAWING & PAINTING VISUAL ARTS Drawing/Painting I & II introduce drawing and painting techniques and a variety of
5003140 I/II FOUNDATIONS different media. Focus is placed upon critical analysis of master drawings of
different styles and historical periods as well as upon problem-solving techniques
used to achieve positive results in personal work.

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5008110 ADVANCED PLACEMENT APPLICATION Students In AP Studio Art are required to investigate all three aspects (Quality,
DRAWING & Concentration, and Breadth) of the AP studio art portfolio of their choice with an
STUDIO ART: DRAWING emphasis on either 2-D (photography emphasis available), 3-D, or a Drawing
PAINTING
portfolio.
I/II/APPLIED
5008130 AP STUDIO ART: 2-D (AP DESIGN
PHOTOGRAPHY)
Application

AP STUDIO ART: 3-D
5008140
Application

CHORUS
CONCERT CHOIR Concert Choir Women is a choral ensemble for women only. In addition to the
rehearsal of standard choral repertoire, students concentrate on the development of
WOMEN
sight-reading skills and use of the diction aide, IPA, as well as perform no less than
5402510 CHOIR I (10TH) S1 two concerts per semester.
5402520 CHOIR II (10TH) S2
5402530 CHOIR III (11TH) S1
5402540 CHOIR IV (11TH) S2
5402610 CHOIR V (12TH) S1
5402620 CHOIR VI (12TH) S2

HABERSHAM SINGERS AUDITION Habersham Singers is an auditioned, advanced level choral ensemble for men and
5307210 SINGERS I (10TH) S1 women with a pre-requisite of Concert Choir Women or Ninth Grade Academy
Chorus. Members perform no less than two concerts as well as community
5307220 SINGERS II (10TH) S2 appearances throughout each semester.
5307230 SINGERS III (11TH) S1
5307240 SINGERS IV (11TH) S2
5307310 SINGERS V (12TH) S1
5307320 SINGERS VI (12TH) S2

BAND
MARCHING BAND The Marching Band of Blue is composed of color guard, winds, and percussion. Any
5307510 WINDS I (10TH) S1 student wishing to participate in band must participate in marching band.
(Competitive Band is selected from Marching Band and is an auditioned ensemble.)
5307520 WINDS II (11TH) S1 Marching Band is first semester.
5307530 WINDS III (12TH) S1
5307610 PERCUSSION I (10TH) S1
5307620 PERCUSSION II (11TH) S1
5307630 PERCUSSIONIII (12TH) S1

SYMPHONIC BAND Symphonic Band, an auditioned ensemble, is an intermediate to advanced level


5303810 BAND I (10TH) S2 ensemble comprised of outstanding musicians who are able to perform level four
and five music. (Members must participate in Marching Band.)Symphonic band is
5303820 BAND II (11TH) S2 second semester.
5303830 BAND III (12TH) S2

WIND ENSEMBLE Wind Ensemble, an auditioned ensemble, is an advanced level ensemble comprised
5303910 WIND ENS I (10TH) S2 of outstanding musicians who are able to perform level five and six music.
(Members must participate in Marching Band.) Wind Ensemble is second semester
5303920 WIND ENS II (11TH) S2
WIND ENS III (12TH) S2

5303930

DRAMA
5202300 DRAMA I (S1) As theatrical arts course, Drama serves as a survey of the history and practice of
theatre. This course includes elements of stagecraft and technical theatre. Drama I
5202400 DRAMA II (S2)
will be offered both semesters.
5205100 DRAMA III (S1)
5206100 ACTING I APPLICATION As theatrical arts course, Acting serves as a select, production-based course designed

(S1 ONLY) to equip students with the skills and practice needed to stage high quality theatrical
productions. Acting is offered semester one only.
5204100 Tech Theater I Students enrolled in Technical Theatre will actively engage in the process of
( S2 only) designing, building, managing, and implementing the technical aspects of a
production. These activities should incorporate elements of theatre history, culture,
analysis, response, creative process and integrated studies.

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STUDENTS WHO ARE SELECTING BAND OR CHORUS AS AN ELECTIVE WILL NEED TO SELECT THE COURSE NUMBER THAT CORRESPONDS TO THE GRADE LEVEL THEY ARE IN AND THE SEMESTER
THEY WILL BE REGISTERING FOR.


Habersham Christian Learning Center
COURSE COURSE NAME PREREQUISITE COURSE DESCRIPTION
NUMBER
The purpose of this course is to teach concepts and skills for more positive dating
and teenage years and for strong single life or marriage and family. Students will
350530200 Dating/
learn to understand males and females better, know the 17 most important things to
Relationships look for in choosing a mate, and develop communication skills for close
relationships. They will learn how to prevent or deal with date rape, controlling
relationships, breaking up, and divorce. Emphasis is on building character, making
moral decisions and committing to living Judeo-Christian principles.
350540201 Interacting The purpose of this course is to train persons in relating, dealing with anger, conflict
resolution, mediation, and facilitation skills. Students will also increase their
appreciation and understanding of all persons (including persons not like me in
race, culture, age or socio-economic level).


CTAE- Career, Technical and Agricultural Education

ONLY THE FIRST THREE COURSES IN THE PATHWAY ARE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE PATHWAY. INTERNSHIPS ARE NOT
REQUIRED TO COMPLETE THE PATHWAY.

PARENTS: PLEASE NOTE - AS THE GEORGIA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION TRANSITIONS FROM CAREER PATHWAYS
TO CAREER CLUSTERS, HABERSHAM COUNTY CTAE WILL MAKE THAT TRANSITION AS WELL.

* THESE COURSES COUNT TOWARDS SATISFYING THE FOURTH SCIENCE REQUIREMENT AND A CTAE PATHWAY
COMPLETION REQUIREMENT AND HAVE BEEN APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF REGENTS AS A FOURTH SCIENCE.

** THE FOLLOWING COURSES COUNT TOWARDS SATISFYING THE FOURTH SCIENCE REQUIREMENT AND A CTAE
PATHWAY COMPLETION REQUIREMENT BUT ARE NOT RECOGNIZED AS A FOURTH SCIENCE BY BOARD OF REGENTS.

CTAE - Career, Technical and Agricultural Education Courses
AGRICULTURE
0247100 BASIC AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE This course is designed as an introduction or support course for the Agriscience
pathway Program of Study. The course introduces the major areas of scientific

agricultural production and research; presents problem solving lessons and
introductory skills and knowledge in agricultural science and agri-related
technologies. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented through
supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and activities

0142100 AG MECHANICS I This laboratory course is designed to provide students with introductory level
experiences in selected major areas of agricultural mechanics technology which

may include small engine maintenance and repair, metal fabrication, wood
working, electrical wiring, and maintenance of agricultural machinery,
equipment, and tractors. Learning activities include information, skill
development, and problem solving. Clasroom and laboratory activities are
supplemented through FFA supervised agricultural experiences, leadership
programs and activities.

0142200 AG MECHANICS II AG MECHANICS I The goal of this laboratory course is to offer students intermediate level
experiences in selected major areas of agricultural mechanics technology which
may include small engine maintenance and repair, metal fabrication, concrete
construction, building construction, plumbing, electrical wiring, soil and water
conservation, and maintenance of agricultural machinery, equipment and

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tractors. Learning activities include information, skill development, and problem
solving
0146200 FLORICLUTURE This course is designed to introduce students to the principles and practices of
floriculture production. Students will develop floriculture skills and the basic

understanding necessary to be successful in entry-level positions in the
floriculture industry. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented
through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and
activities
0146100 GENERAL HORTICULTURE AND 4th Science This course is designed as an introduction for the Horticulture/Plant Science
Pathway Program of Study. The course introduces the major concepts of plant
PLANT SCIENCE*
and horticulture science. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented
through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and
activities.
0146600 FLORAL DESIGN Students in this course will examine the basic principles of artistic floral design,
the history of floral design, color coordination, design construction techniques,
and floral design nomenclature; covers the construction of basic geometric
designs, corsage construction, accessory usage, container selection, the proper
use and maintenance of tools of the trade, and the skills necessary to select and
use quality materials in design construction.
0147000 NURSERY AND LANDSCAPE This course is designed to provide students with the basic skills and knowledge
utilized by the green industry in nursery production and management and
landscape design and management. Classroom and laboratory activities are
supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership
programs and activities.
0345100 FOREST SCIENCE** th
4 Science This course provides entry-level skills for employment in the forest industry and
for further study. The course covers establishing forests by natural and artificial
means, maintaining and surveying forests, identifying and protecting trees,
practicing silviculture, measuring trees and land, mapping, preparing for timber
sales and harvest, employing multiple-use resource management, keeping
records, and figuring taxes. Classroom and laboratory activities are
supplemented through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership
programs and activities.
0242100 ANIMAL SCIENCE TECHNOLOGY* th
4 Science As part of the Agriscience pathway program of study, this course is designed to
introduce students to the scientific principles that underlie the breeding and
husbandry of agricultural animals, and the production, processing, and
distribution of agricultural animal products. Introduces scientific principles
applied to the animal industry; covers reproduction, production technology,
processing, and distribution of agricultural animal products. Classroom and
laboratory activities are supplemented through supervised agricultural
experiences and leadership programs and activities.
0143200 ANIMAL PRODUCTION & The goal of this course is to provide all students instruction in establishing and
managing agricultural animal enterprises; includes instruction in selecting,
MANAGEMENT
breeding, feeding, caring for, and marketing beef and dairy cattle, horses, swine,
sheep, and poultry. Classroom and laboratory activities are supplemented
through supervised agricultural experiences and leadership programs and
activities.
0242400 VETERINARY SCIENCE** ANIMAL SCIENCE & The agricultural education course in veterinary science covers the basics of
BASIC AGRISCIENCE animal care. Topics covered include disease, parasites, feeding, shelter,
grooming, and general animal care. The target population is career preparatory
students desiring to continue their education after high school or to enter the
workforce after graduation from high school.


ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING
4854100 INTRO TO DRAFTING & DESIGN Introduction to Engineering Drawing and Design is a foundation course that
serves as an introduction to the drafting and design field and is a prerequisite to
all other courses in the Architectural Drawing & Design and Engineering Graphics
& Design Pathways. Emphasis is placed on safety, geometric construction,
fundamentals of Computer-Aided Drafting, and multi-view drawings.

4854500 ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING & INTRO TO DRAFTING Architectural Drawing and Design I is a course that introduces students to the
basic terminology, concepts, and principles of architectural design. Emphasis is
DESIGN I & DESIGN
placed on house designs, floor plans, roof designs, elevations (interior and
exterior), schedules, and foundations.

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4854600 ARCHITECTURAL DRAWING & ARCH. DRAWING & Architectural Drawing and Design II is a course that builds on the skills
developed in Architectural Drawing and Design I. Emphasis is placed on
DESIGN II DESIGN I
schedules, plumbing, heating and air, graphic presentations, plot/site plans,
specifications, and building estimations.



VIDEO
1051810 AUDIO VIDEO TECHNOLOGY AND This course will serve as the foundational course in the Audio & Video
Technology & Film pathway. The course prepares students for employment or
FILM
entry into a postsecondary education program in the audio and video
technology career field. Topics covered may include, but are not limited to:
terminology, safety, basic equipment, script writing, production teams,
production and programming, lighting, recording and editing, studio production,
and professional ethics.

1051910 AUDIO VIDEO TECHNOLOGY &FILM AUDIO/VIDEO/ This course is the second in a series of three that prepares students for a career
in Audio Video Technology and Film production and/or to transfer to a
II TECH/FILM
postsecondary program for further study. Topics include Planning, Writing,
Directing and Editing a Production; Field Equipment Functions; Operational Set-
Up and Maintenance; Advanced Editing Operations; Studio Productions;
Performance; Audio/Video Control Systems; Production Graphics; Career
Opportunities; and Professional Ethics

1052010 AUDIO VIDEO TECHNOLOGY & FILM AUDIO/VIDEO/ This transition course is designed to facilitate student-led projects under the
guidance of the instructor. Students work cooperatively and independently in all
III TECH/FILM II
phases of production.



AUTOMOTIVE
4753110 BASIC MAINTENANCE AND LIGHT This course is designed as the foundational course for the Automobile
Maintenance and Light Repair pathway. Students in this course will learn the
REPAIR
basic skills needed to gain employment as a maintenance and light repair
technician. Students will be exposed to courses in automotive preventative
maintenance and servicing and replacing brakes, and steering
and suspension components. In addition, student will learn how to do general
electrical system diagnosis, learn electrical theory, perform basic tests and
determine necessary action. In addition, students will learn how to evacuate and
recharge air-conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant

4753210 MAINTENANCE AND LIGHT REPAIR II BASIC Students will learn the basic skills needed to gain employment as a maintenance
and light repair technician and will expose students to automotive preventative
MAINTENANCE AND
maintenance and servicing, as well as replacing brakes, and steering and
LIGHT REPAIR suspension components. Students will also learn general electrical system
diagnosis, electrical theory, basic test requirements, and determining necessary
action. In addition, students will learn how to evacuate and recharge air-
conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant.

4753310 MAINTENANCE AND LIGHT REPAIR MAINTENANCE AND Students will learn the basic skills needed to gain employment as a maintenance
and light repair technician and will expose student to automotive preventative
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maintenance and servicing, replacing brakes, as well as steering and suspension
components. Students will learn about general electrical system diagnosis,
electrical theory, basic tests that are required, and determine the necessary
action. In addition, students will learn how to evacuate and recharge air-
conditioning systems using the proper refrigerant.

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Business/Technology
0744130 INTRO TO BUSINESS TECHNOLOGY Introduction to Business & Technology is the foundational course for
Business & Technology and the Financial Services Pathway. It is an
overview of business, technology, and word processing skills to be
successful in the work place, college, and high school. Computer sills in
Microsoft Word as well as other Microsoft Office programs are
emphasized to go along with basic business principles needed for
success in todays business environment. Microsoft office Specialist
certification can be obtained through this course.
0744100 BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY Business and Technology is the second course in the Business
Technology pathway and is designed to prepare students to be an
asset to the innovative business world of today and tomorrow.
Computer skills in spreadsheet and database are the main focus of this
course with an emphasis on Microsoft Excel so students become
proficient in the use of spreadsheets. The course also focuses on
leadership skills and understanding aspects of business so students
can make informed decisions about their future.
0745100 BUSINESS COMMUNICATIONS Business Communications is typically the last course taken in this
pathway. Students learn the value of basic communication skills in
their personal and professional life. Students also study the digital
presence and impact of written and visual communication in a
technological society. Emphasis is placed on professionalism in
business documents, presentations, and actions. Students will learn
the importance of clear and concise communication. Emphasis is also
placed on Microsoft Word and Microsoft Power Point and giving
confident presentations. Microsoft Office Specialist certification can
be obtained through this course.
0743100 BANKING, INVESTING & INSURANCE Basics of banking and credit include a brief history of money and
banking, negotiable instruments, creation of credit, and the function
of banks. Methods for measuring the financial performance of
financial institutions are analyzed. Students will be introduced to a
variety of investment options and learn to determine the appropriate
options for an investment goal. By analyzing financial reports and
employing other tools to predict growth rates and return on
investment, students will develop strategies to produce financial
growth strategies for a business. Through projects, students will
determine the risks faced by individuals and businesses and decide on
the proper risk management techniques to mitigate those risks.
Investigating both personal and business insurance products and
deciding which products are suitable for a specific customer profile
will be covered. Ethical issues and case studies involved in the financial
services industry will be used to determine how industry regulations
are developed. An investigation of careers in the financial services
industry will be explored throughout this course.
0742600 FINANCIAL LITERACY Students need to be informed about their financial responsibilities
today and to prepare for the real choices ahead. In this course they
will learn about career decisions, money management, financial
security, credit management, resource management, risk
management, and consumer rights and responsibilities.
0641800 HUMAN RESOURCE PRINCIPLES Also know as Career Pathways, is a nine weeks course that presents
practical strategies that prepare students to confirm an appropriate
career, to conduct a successful job search, and to lay the foundation
for successful career development. Emphasis is on assessments of
skills and interests, researching prospective employers, application
requirements, preparing resumes and cover letters, practicing meeting
with business people in your targeted career field, researching
colleges, setting postsecondary goals, making high school count
toward career success, and practicing interviewing. These assignments
will polish job search skills so you can apply them directly to achieving
your immediate and future career goals.
0641610 Entrepreneurship (Yearbook) APPLICATION This yearbook production class is responsible for the design and
creation of the schools yearbook. Students will work cooperatively
with the community to sell advertisements, work with digital layout,
and complete and deliver the final product.


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CULINARY ARTS

2053100 INTRODUCTION TO CULINARY ARTS Introduction to Culinary Arts is a course designed to introduce
students to fundamental food preparation terms, concepts, and
methods in Culinary Arts where laboratory practice will parallel class
work. Fundamental techniques, skills, and terminology are covered
and mastered with an emphasis on basic kitchen and dining room
safety, sanitation, and equipment maintenance and operation
procedures. Course also provides an overview of the professionalism
in the culinary industry and career opportunities leading into a career
pathway to Culinary Arts.

2053210 CULINARY ARTS I INTRO TO CULINARY Culinary Arts I is designed to create a complete foundation and
understanding of Culinary Arts leading to post secondary education or
a foodservice career. Building from techniques and skills learned in
Foundation of Culinary Arts, this fundamentals course begins to
involve in-depth knowledge and hands on skill mastery of Culinary
Arts.

2053310 CULINARY ARTS II CULINARY ARTS I Culinary Arts II is an advanced and rigorous in-depth course designed
for the student who has continued the Culinary Arts Pathway and
wishes to continue their education at the post secondary level or
enter the foodservice industry as a proficient and well rounded
individual. Strong importance is given to refining hands on production
of the classic fundamentals in the commercial kitchen.


EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION
2052810 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION I The Early Childhood Education I course is the foundational course
under the Early Childhood Care & Education pathway and prepares
the student for employment in early childhood education and
services. The course addresses the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and
behaviors associated with supporting and promoting optimal growth
and development of infants and children.
2042400 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION II Early Childhood Education II is the second course in the Early
Childhood Care and Education pathway and further prepares the
student for employment in early childhood care and education
services. The course provides a history of education, licensing and
accreditation requirements, and foundations of basic observation
practices and applications. Early childhood care, education, and
development issues are also addressed and include health, safety, and
nutrition education; certification in CPR/First Aid/Fire Safety;
information about child abuse and neglect; symptoms and prevention
of major childhood illnesses and diseases; and prevention and control
of communicable illnesses.

2042500 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION III Early Childhood Education III is the third course in the Early Childhood
Care and Education pathway and one option for program completers
who may not have the opportunity of participating in the Early
Childhood Education Internship. The course provides in-depth study of
early brain development and its implications for early learning,
appropriate technology integration, and developmentally appropriate
parenting and child guidance trends. Also addressed are collaborative
parent/teacher/child relationships and guidance, child directed play,
the changing dynamics of family culture and diversity, the causes and
effects of stress on young children, and infant nutrition.
2052710 EARLY CHILDHOOD EDUCATION APPLICATION The internship offers a candidate in the Early Childhood Education
career pathway a field experience under the direct supervision of a
INTERNSHIP
certified early childhood educator (mentor). The internship stresses
observing, analyzing, and classifying activities of the mentor and
comparing personal traits with those of successful early childhood
educators. The candidate intern will develop a portfolio of their skills,
plan and teach a lesson or lessons, understand and practice
confidentiality as it pertains to early childhood education, meet the
needs of special education students, maintain the safety of the
students, and practice professionalism and ethical behavior.

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ENGINEERING
2142500 FOUNDATIONS Foundations of Engineering is the introductory course for the
engineering pathway. This course is designed to promote engineering
OF ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY
and technology awareness in areas of environmental concerns, society
issues and industry. The course provides the basis for a definition to
engineering, the steps of becoming an engineer, the different fields in
engineering and technology, and the steps of the engineering design
process. This course provides students with opportunities to develop
fundamental technological literacy as they learn about the history,
systems, and processes of invention and innovation. Instruction is
related to the major areas of energy/power, communication,
manufacturing, construction, transportation, and bio-related
technologies.
2147100 ENGINEERING CONCEPTS FOUNDATIONS OF Engineering Concepts is the second course in the engineering
pathway. This course is designed to introduce students to the
ENGINEERING
concepts and the history and importance of engineering. They will
research different engineering disciplines and use the engineering
design process as they work through various projects. Students
explore engineering problem solving with the integration of
mathematics, science, and technology in pre-engineering activities.
Students learn about areas of specialization within engineering and
engineering design, and apply engineering tools and procedures as
they complete hands-on instructional activities.
2147200 ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS** ENGINEERING Engineering Applications is the third course in the engineering
pathway. This course is designed to introduce students to pneumatics,
CONCEPTS
mechanisms, PLCs (Programmable Logic Circuits), robotics, computer-
4TH SCIENCE aided design, and electronics. Students will work both individually and
in team environments on different classroom and lab projects.
Students in this class will enjoy non-traditional classroom-students will
have the opportunity to leave campus during class. Students will have
the opportunity to visit local industry and gain knowledge and
experience from actual engineers and other professionals. Students
will also leave campus to purchase materials, have parts fabricated, or
obtain pertinent information about a design. This course demands
higher order thinking skills for solutions to teacher and student
generated problems.

MARKETING
0847400 MARKETING PRINCIPLES Marketing Principles is the foundational course for all pathways in
Marketing Education. Marketing Principles addresses all the ways in
which marketing satisfies consumer and business needs and wants for
products and services. Students develop an understanding of the
functions of marketing and how these functional areas affect all
businesses. They learn basic marketing concepts and the role of
marketing in our economy.
CTSO-DECA


0844100 MARKETING AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP Marketing and Entrepreneurship begins an in-depth and detailed study
of marketing while also focusing on management with specific emphasis
on small business ownership.
CTSO-DECA
0844200 MARKETING MANAGEMENT Students assume a managerial perspective by applying economic
principles in marketing, analyzing operations needs, examining channel
management and financial alternatives, managing marketing
information, pricing products and services, developing product/service
planning strategies, promoting products and services, purchasing, and
professional sales. This course also includes global marketing where
students analyze marketing strategies employed in the United States
versus those employed in other countries.
CTSO-DECA
0842100 FASHION, MERCHANDISING AND This course introduces students to the retail industry including the
fundamentals of fashion marketing, key marketing concepts essential to
RETAILING ESSENTIALS
every business, types of businesses involved in the industry, and an array
of career opportunities. Students will develop skills in such areas as
fashion economics, marketing segmentation and target marketing,
product selection and buying, and inventory systems.

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CTSO- DECA

0842200 ADVANCED FASHION, MERCHANDISING Advanced Fashion, Merchandising and Retailing focuses on the
application of knowledge and the performance of key skills required in a
AND RETAILING ESSENTIALS
retail environment. Students will develop skills necessary for managing
the following elements: pricing, visual merchandising, advertising, special
promotions, professional sales, and customer service.
CTSO-DECA

JROTC
COURSE COURSE NAME PREREQUISITE COURSE DESCRIPTION
NUMBER
2841100 AVIATION HISTORY History of Flight, History of JROTC, Drill, Military Traditions, Customs and
(!ST SEMESTER ONLY) Courtesies, Civics, Communication Skills written/verbal, Team Building
Skills
2841800 SURVIVAL: SURVIVE &RETURN AVIATION HISTORY The Survival text is a synthesis of the basic survival information found
(1ST SEMESTER) in Air Force Regulation 64-4 Survival Training. The survival
instruction will provide training in skills, knowledge, and attitudes
necessary to successfully perform fundamental tasks needed for
survival. Survival also presents good to know information that
would be useful in any situation. The information is just as useful to an
individual lost hunting or stranded in a snowstorm. Concentration will
be on surviving in place in the event of a natural or manmade disaster,
with emphasis on how would you survive? Practical skills of shelter,
fire, first aid and securing clean water will be evaluated.
2841300 CULTURAL STUDIES AVIATION HISTORY This is a customized course about the worlds cultures. The course is
(2ND SEMESTER) specifically created for the US Army, Marine Corps, Navy, and Air Force
Junior ROTC programs. It introduces students to the worlds cultures
through the study of world affairs, regional studies, and cultural
awareness. The course delves into history, geography, religions,
languages, culture, political systems, economics, social issues,
environmental concerns,
and human rights. It looks at major events and significant figures that
have shaped The African Continent and Soviet Union/Russia. Throughout
the course, there are readings, video segments, hands-on activities, other
optional activities, technology enrichment, and assessments to guide in
the reinforcement of the materials. 21st century skills as defined by the
Partnership for 21st Century Skills are integrated into the course. These
include learning and innovation (thinking) skillscritical thinking and
problem solving, creativity and innovation, and communication and
collaboration; information, media and technology skillsinformation
literacy, media literacy, and ICT (information, communications and
technology) literacy; and life and career skillsflexibility and adaptability,
initiative and self-direction, social and cross-cultural skills, productivity
and accountability, and leadership and responsibility.
2841600 MANAGEMENT I/II APPLICATION Advance Management skills; responsible for the development of
Freshman Cadets under the direct supervision of the Aerospace Science
Instructors. Class at Ninth Grade Academy. Cadets train in Drill and
Ceremony, Customs and Courtesy and lead exercises on Fitness Days.
Must be recommended by SAS I.



Work-Based Learning
COURSE COURSE NAME PREREQUISITE COURSE DESCRIPTION
NUMBER
Work Based Learning allows Juniors and Seniors the opportunity to gain real-world
experience in an actual off campus work environment. WBL students are able to explore a
477980 WBL SEMESTER 1 APPLICATION
variety of occupational areas relative to their future career goals through paid or unpaid
WBL SEMESTER 2
internships. Students will be provided with the opportunity to build a quality resume and
477993 establish an electronic career portfolio.

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AP Capstone
AP Capstone is a College Board innovative diploma program that allows
students to immerse themselves in topics that matter to them while
equipping them with independent research, collaborative teamwork, and
communication skills that are increasingly valued by colleges. The
coursework cultivates curious, independent, and collaborative scholars and
prepares them to make logical, evidence-based decisions. The program is
built on two new courses - AP Seminar and AP Research - that enhance
course-specific AP courses and immerse students in the practice of critical
skills needed to for success in college and life. Students who earn scores of
3 or higher on the AP Seminar and AP Research exams and on four
additional AP exams of their choosing will receive the AP Capstone
Diploma. The first course, AP Seminar, will be paired with AP English
Language beginning in 2017-18, and the second course, AP Research, will
be paired with AP English Literature beginning in 2018-2019.

Advanced Placement (AP)
Advanced Placement (AP) College Board Advanced Placement (AP) courses
are college-level classes that a student can take while still in high school. In
AP classes, the focus is not on memorizing facts and formulas, instead
students engage in intense discussions, solve complex problems
collaboratively, and learn to analyze and discover. AP exams are based on
nationally recognized curricula and give students an opportunity to earn
college credit from most four-year colleges and universities in the U.S. and
in more than 60 other countries. AP exams are currently offered at no cost
to Habersham Central students.

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2017-18 HCHS AP
Course Offerings:

AP Capstone
AP Seminar
Arts
AP Studio Art: Drawing
AP Studio Art: 2D Design
AP Studio Art: 3d Design
English
AP English Language & Composition
AP English Literature & Composition
History & Social Services
AP Macroeconomics
AP United States Government & Politics
AP United States History
STEM
AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental
AP Calculus AB
AP Calculus BC
AP Statistics
World Languages & Culture
AP Spanish Language and Culture

*Additional courses are available through Georgia Virtual School

MOVE ON WHEN READY (DUAL ENROLLMENT)


HCHS students have opportunities to earn both high school and college credit simultaneously.
Students do not pay tuition or fees.

HCHS has Dual Enrollment/Move On When Ready Partnerships with the following schools:
Brenau University
North Georgia Technical College
Piedmont College
Truett McConnell College
University of North Georgia- Gainesville Campus
Toccoa Falls
Young Harris College
FOR MORE INFORMATION REGARDING SPECIFIC DETAILS AND
REQUIREMENTS PLEASE SEE YOUR COUNSELOR IN THE COUNSELING
DEPARTMENT.

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