Course Guide

2020/2021 Course Guide

Career & Technical Education (CTE)

Computer Science 1

Semesters: 2

Grade: 10th

Prerequisite: None

Computer Science 2

Semesters: 2

Grade: 11th

Prerequisite: None

PLTW Intro to Engineering Design

Semesters: 2

Grade: 9th

Prerequisite: None

Principles of Engineering Design

Semesters: 2

Grade:10th

Prerequisite: PLTW Intro to Engineering Design

Robotics Design 1

2 Semesters

Grade: 10th

Prerequisite: None

Intro to Mass Media * Western Colorado University Course

Semesters: 1

Grades: 10-12th

Prerequisite: None

The following Courses are offered through CDLS.

AP Computer Science A

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English

English 1

Semesters: 2

Grade: 9th

Prerequisite: None

English 2

Semesters: 2

Grade: 10th

Prerequisite: English 1

English 3

Semesters: 2

Grades: 11th-12th

Prerequisite: English 2

English 4

Semesters: 2

Grade: 12th

Prerequisite: English 3

English 121 * Community College of Denver Course

Semesters: 1

Grade: 10th-12th

Prerequisite:

Requires English Accuplacer Score and English Teacher Approval SAT Eng 470+ OR ACT Eng 18+ OR Classic Accuplacer Sentence Skills score 95+ OR Next Gen Accuplacer Writing score 246+ OR Grade of B or higher

in English 3 and an unweighted GPA of 2.75+.

English 122* Community College of Denver Course

Semesters: 1

Grade: 11th-12th

Prerequisite: English 121

Lit 115* Community College of Denver Course

Semesters: 1

Grades: 11th-12th

Prerequisite: English 121

Lit 205

Semesters: 1

Grade: 11th-12th

Prerequisite: Lit 115

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Math

Integrated Math 1

Semesters: 2

Grade: 9th

Prerequisites: None

Integrated Math 2

Semesters: 2

Grades: 9th-10th

Prerequisites: Integrated Math 1/Placement Test

Integrated Math 3

Semesters: 2

Grades: 9th-11th

Prerequisites: Integrated Math 2/Placement Test

Pre-Calculas

Semesters: 2

Grades: 11th-12th

Grades 11-12

Prerequisites: Math 3

Probability and Statistics

Semesters: 2

Grades: 11th-12th

Prerequisites: Math 3

Financial Algebra

Semesters: 2

Grades: 11th-12th

Prerequisites: Math 3

Math 099 * Western Colorado University Course

Semesters: 2

Grades: 11th-12th

Prerequisites: Math 3

Math 098* Western Colorado University Course

Semesters: 2

Grades: 11th-12th

Grades 11th-12th

Prerequisites: Math 3

Math 120 * Community College of Denver Course

Semesters: 1

Grades : 11th-12th

Prerequisites:

Completion of 098 or SAT Math 500+ OR ACT Math 19+ OR Classic Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score 61+ OR Next Gen Accuplacer QRAS score 240+ OR Grade of B or higher in Int Math 3 and an unweighted GPA of 2.75+.

Math 121 * Community College of Denver Course

Semesters: 1

Grades: 11th-12th

Prerequisites:

Completion of 099 or SAT Math 560+ OR ACT Math 23+ OR Classic Accuplacer Elementary Algebra score 85+ OR Next Gen Accuplacer AAF score 245+ OR Grade of B or higher in Int Math 3 and an unweighted GPA of 2.75+.

The following courses offered through CDLS.

AP AB Calc

Semesters: 2

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AP Statistics

Semesters: 2

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Physical Education

Fitness For Life

Semesters: 2

Grade: 9th

Prerequisite: None

This course is designed to engage individualized student learning on how to maintain a healthy lifestyle. Students will participate in a balance of fitness activities that will improve their personal, physical, social and emotional wellness while increasing the awareness of safety and risk management issues. Class uses fitness technology such as Movbands, heart rate monitors, pedometers, apps, and QR codes. This course is primarily offered at SBSM Fitness Centers with appropriate textbook resources.

Science

Physics

Semesters: 2

Grade: 9th

Prerequisites: None

Biology

Semesters: 2

Grade: 10th

Prerequisites: None

Chemistry

Semesters: 2

Grade: 11th

Prerequisites: None

Environmental Science

Semesters: 2

Grade: 12th

Prerequisites: None

Physical Geology 111 * Community College of Denver Course

Semesters: 1

Grades: 10th-12th

Prerequisites: Requires English Accuplacer Score and Teacher Approval SAT Eng 470+ OR ACT Eng 18+ OR Classic Accuplacer Sentence Skills score 95+ OR Next Gen Accuplacer Writing score 246+

Environmental Geology 135 * Community College of Denver Course

Semesters: 1

Grades: 10th-12th

Prerequisites: Geo 111

The following courses offered through CDLS.

Astronomy

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Biotechnology

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Forensics: The Science of Crime

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Social Studies

Geography

Semesters: 2

Grades: 9th

Prerequisites: None

Civics

Semesters: 1

Grade: 10th

Prerequisites: None

Comparative Government

Semesters: 1

Grade: 10th

Prerequisites: None

US History

Semesters: 2

Grade: 11th

Prerequisites: None

American 126 US History to 1865 * Western Colorado University Course

Semesters: 1

Grades: 10th-12th

Prerequisites: None

American 127 US History after 1865 *Western Colorado University Course

Semesters: 1

Grades: 10th-12th

Prerequisites: American 126

Psychology 100 * Western Colorado University Course

Semesters: 1

Grades: 10th-12th

Prerequisites: None

Intro Sociology 101 *Western Colorado University Course

Semesters: 1

Grades: 10th-12th

Prerequisites: None

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The following courses are offered through CDLS.

African American History

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Anthropology

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History of the Holocaust

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AP US History

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World Language

The following courses are offered through CDLS.

Spanish 1

Semesters: 2

Prerequisites: None

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Spanish 2

Semesters: 2

Prerequisites: Spanish 1

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Spanish 3

Semesters: 2

Prerequisites: Spanish 2

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Spanish 4

Semesters: 2

Prerequisites: Spanish 3

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Chinese 1

Semesters: 2

Prerequisites: None

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French 1

Semesters: 2

Prerequisites: None

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French 2

Semesters: 2

Prerequisites: French 1

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German 1

Semesters: 2

Prerequisites: None

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German 2

Semesters: 2

Prerequisites: German 1

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Latin 1

Semesters: 2

Prerequisites: None

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Latin 2

Semesters: 2

Prerequisites: Latin 1

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Additional Electives

Career Education Center High School

Grades: 11-12

Prerequisites: On Track to Graduate

Speak to your Counselor for more information on half-day technical programs, including:

  • Advanced Manufacturing
  • Architectural Design
  • Athletic Training/Sports Medicine (AM only)
  • Audio Engineering
  • Auto Technology
  • Bio Medicine
  • Business Management
  • Construction Trades
  • Criminal Justice
  • Culinary Arts
  • Digital Film
  • Exercise Health & Fitness
  • Fashion Design
  • First Responder (PM only)
  • Forensics (PM only)
  • Intro to Medical Careers
  • Medical Careers
  • Teaching Careers
  • Video Game Programming
  • Welding

To explore CEC options and apply, go to: www.dosomethingreal.com Click on “How to Apply”

Scroll down to DPS Part-Time Students Fall 2020 and complete the application

Additional CDLS Courses

  • Women Studies
  • Music Appreciation
  • Social Issues in Urban Setting
  • CTE Business, Marketing, and Public Administration
  • CTE Agriculture, Natural Resources, and Energy
  • CTE Health Science, Criminal Justice, and Public Safety
  • CTE STEM, Arts, AV, Design & Information Technology
  • CTE Skilled Trades & Technical Services

FOR COURSE DESCRIPTIONS PLEASE VISIT https://www.coloradodls.org/coursecatalog 

Colorado Digital Learning Solutions (CDLS)

Courses offered through CDLS are online courses that will be taken in a classroom setting.

Advance Placement (AP)

All AP courses that will be provided during a study hall (classroom setting). Additional support for AP content such as worksheets, prep-test, or DSISD content teacher support may not be provided, so please think about what type of learner you are in terms of being successful for AP Exam and or class. Please note the cost for the AP exam is typically around $94 which will be charged to your student account.