Course Listing

The information on this page has been updated for the 2020-21 school year. Please see the 2019-20 Valley and Valley Southwoods course description catalogs if needed.

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The 2020-21 Valley/Valley Southwoods Course Description Catalog is available online and in print.

Valley Southwoods Course Listing

The following listing is in alphabetical order by department. Please see the full course descriptions for more information. Look for the course titles in orange.

ART COURSES
Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
Photographic Foundations (ART105 or ART106) 1 1 No
Three-Dimensional Foundations (ART205 or ART206) 1 1 No
Two-Dimensional Foundations (ART203 or ART204) 1 1 No
BUSINESS EDUCATION COURSES
Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
Foundations of Business (BUS109 or BUS110) 1 1 No
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY COURSES
Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
Introduction to Engineering and Design (DMACC) (PBLN) (TEC307 and TEC308) 2 2 Yes
Foundations of Technology and Engineering (TEC117 or TEC118) 1 1 No
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCE COURSES
Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
Family and Consumer Science (FAM109) 1 1 No
LANGUAGE ARTS COURSES
Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
Cultural Studies (ENGp101 and ENGp102) 2 2 Yes
Debate I/Public Speaking (ENG601 and ENG602) 2 2 No
Language and Literature (ENG101 and ENG102)—Required Course for students 2 2 No
Literature and Composition (ENG227 And ENG228) 2 2 No
Reading Resource (ENG101 or ENG102) 1 1 No
Speech Communication (ENG107 or ENG108) 1 1 No
Theatrics (ENG105 or ENG106) 1 1 No
MATH COURSES

Students are required to select from one of the following math courses.

Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
Algebra I A (MTH111 and MTH112) 2 2 No
Algebra I B (MTH121 and MTH122) 2 2 No
Geometry C (MTH231 and MTH232) 2 2 Yes
Math Resource (MTH099 and MTH100) 2 2 Yes
MUSIC COURSES
Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
Chorus – Bass Clef (MUS105 and MUS106) 2 2 No
Chorus – Treble Clef (MUS107 and MUS108) 2 2 No
Chorus – Southwoods Singers (MUS201 and MUS202) 2 2 Yes
Concert Ensemble – Band (MUS101 and MUS102) 1 1 No
Jazz Studies and Performance (MUS113 or MUS114) 1 1 Yes
Marching Band (MUS111) 1 1 Yes
Orchestra (MUS103 and MUS104) 2 2 No
PHYSICAL EDUCATION COURSES
Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
Physical Education (PHY111 and PHY112)—Required course for students 2 1 No
SCIENCE COURSES
Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
Advanced Biology (SCI311 and SCI312) 2 2 Yes
Physical Science (SCI101 and SCI102)—Required Course for students 2 2 No
Project Bio/Chem (PBLN) (PBL302 and PBL302) 2 2 No
Science Elective (SCIp101 or SCIp102) 2 2 No
SOCIAL STUDIES COURSES
Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
AP Human Geography (SOC225 and SOC226) 2 2 Yes
Cultural Studies (ENGp101 and ENGp102) 2 2 No
Geographic Cultural Studies (SOC101 or SOC102)—Required course for students 2 2 No
WORLD LANGUAGES COURSES
Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
Mandarin Chinese I (FRL109 and FRL110) 2 2 No
French I (FRL101 and FRL102) 2 2 No
German I (FRL105 and FRL106) 2 2 No
Latin I (FRL107 and FRL108) 2 2 No
Spanish I (FRL103 and FRL104) 2 2 No
Spanish II (FRL203 and FRL204) 2 2 Yes
Spanish II for Heritage Spanish Speakers (FRL309 and FRL310) 2 2 Yes
UNIQUE PROGRAMS AND COURSES
Course Title Semesters Credit Prerequisite Required
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (see course descriptions for course numbers) 2 2 No
GT (Gifted/Talented) Seminar (MIS101 and MIS102) 1 1 Yes
Ninth-Grade Health (MIS201 or MIS202) 2 .5 No
Learning Lab (MIS103 and MIS104) 2 2 Yes
Unified Art (ART401 and ART402) 2 2 Yes
Unified P.E. (PHY401 and PHY402) 2 1 No