Ballard High School

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Course Offerings Gr 10-12

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Ballard High School
School Year 23-24

Course Offerings Quick Reference for Grades 10-12

Refer to the BHS Course Catalog for complete course list, course descriptions, and recommended course progressions.


* Asterisk: audition or teacher/counselor permission required
AC – Art and/or CTE credit
SC – Science and/or CTE credit
CTE – Career & Technical Education
(H) – Honors option available
Prerq: Prerequisite
Bold – New Course ’23-’24


World Lit & Comp 10A/10B (H)
Amer Lit & Comp 11A/11B (H)
Humanities Block – Ethnic Studies Amer Lit 11A/11B (H) (11th gr)
AP Eng Lang Comp 1/2 (11th gr)
Compar Lit & Comp 12A/12B
AP Eng Lit & Comp 1/2 (12th gr)
English 111/C LIT 240 (12th gr)
English 111 (12th gr) yearlong

Social Studies

World History 3 (sem) (10th gr)
AP World History (10th gr)
Humanities Block – Ethnic Studies US Hist 11A/11B (H) (11th gr)
US History 11A/11B 
AP US History 11A/11B
American Gov’t (sem) (12th gr)
AP US Government & Politics 1 & 2 (year) (12th gr)


Algebra 1A/1B (H)
Geometry A/B, (H)
Algebra 2A/2B, (H)
Pre-Calculus A/B
Pre-Calculus A/B Honors
Calculus A/B
AP Calculus AB A/B
AP Calculus BC A/B
Probability & Stats A/B
AP Statistics A/B
MAT 107 Math in Society A/B
BUS 130 Business Math 130 A/B


(SC = counts as Science and/or CTE)
AP Biology
AP Chemistry
AP Environmental Science SC
AP Physics A/B
Biotech Genetics SC
Chemistry B/Chemistry C
Enviro Horticulture SC
Oceanography SC
Physics A/Chemistry A (10th gr)
Physics B/Chemistry B
Physics B/Physics C
Systems Medicine SC

World Language

French 1A/1B
French 2A/2B
French 103 3A/3B 
French 4A/4B
AP French 5A/5B
Japanese 1A/1B
Japanese 2A/2B
Japanese 113 3A/3B
Japanese 4A/4B
AP Japanese 5A/5B
Spanish 1A/1B
Spanish 2A/2B
Spanish 103 3A/3B
Spanish 4A/4B
AP Spanish 5A/5B
AP Spanish Lit A/B (6)

Business & Marketing (CTE)

Accounting 1-3 (sem)
Marketing 1-4 (sem)
Entrepreneurship 1 (sem)
Social Media Marketing & Advertising (sem)
Computer Applications (sem)
AP Macroeconomics 1 & 2 (yr)

Academy of Finance (CTE)

Principles of Finance/Bus Econ (yr 11)
Bus Global Econ/Bus Mgmt B (yr 12)

Journalism (CTE)

Journalism Writing (sem)
Publishing Journalism 1 & 2 (yr)
Publishing Yearbook 1 & 2 (yr)

Maritime (CTE)

Maritime 1 (sem)
Maritime 2 (sem)

Technical Education (CTE)

Graphic Design Beg (sem) AC
Metal I (sem)
Robotics 1 & 2 (sem or yr)
Woods I (sem)
Woods 2 (sem)

Computer Science (CTE)

Immersive Media A/B (yr)
AP Comp Science A1/A2 (yr)
Comp Sci Proj 1 & 2 (yr)

Visual Arts (Art)

(AC = counts as Art and/or CTE)
Art Survey (sem)
Ceramics Beg (sem, grd 11-12)
Ceramics Adv (sem, grd 11-12)
Drawing & Painting Beg (sem)
Drawing & Painting Adv (sem)
Photography Beginning (sem) AC
Photography Adv (sem) AC
AP Art and Design A/B (Photo) AC
AP Art and Design A/B (Drawing & Painting)

Performing Arts/Music

(AC = counts as Art and/or CTE)
Theatre Play Production (sem) (after school) AC
Tech Theatre Beg (sem) AC
Tech Theatre Adv (sem) AC
Theatre Beginning (sem)
Theatre Advanced (sem)
Piano (sem)
Guitar Lab 1 (sem)
AP Music Theory A/B (yr)
Concert Band A/B (yr)
*Percussion Ensemble A/B (yr)
*Symphonic Band A/B (yr) AC
*Wind Ensemble A/B (yr) AC
Concert Orchestra A/B (yr) AC
*Symphonic Orchestra A/B (yr) AC
*Chamber Orchestra A/B(yr)AC
*Jazz Band A/B (yr) AC
Treble Choir A/B (yr)
*Chorale A/B (yr) AC
*Concert Choir A/B (yr) AC
*Vocal Jazz A/B (yr) AC

Digital Film (Art and/or CTE)

Video Beginning A/B (yr) AC
*Video Advanced A/B (yr) AC
*Video Special Projects A/B (yr) AC

Family & Consumer Science (CTE)

Apparel & Textiles 1 (sem)
Food Science 1 (sem)
Food Science 2 (sem)
Human Development (sem)
Independent Living (sem)

Health & Phys Ed

Health (sem)
Individ Sports/Racket Sports (sem)
Lifetime Activities/Yoga (sem)
Personal Fitness (sem)
Team Sports (sem) (10-12 gr only)
Weight Training (sem)

Project Lead the Way (CTE)

Intro to Engineering Design I/II (yr)
Principles of Engineering I/II (yr)
Computer Integrated Manufacturing I (sem)
Engineering Design & Development I/II (yr)

Other Electives

Career Connect I/II (CTE credit)

Special Education

Please connect with your IEP case mgr to finalize your selections.

ML Learners

Please connect with your Multilingual teacher to discuss your selections.

*Off Campus

*Running Start
*Skills Center

As of January 15, 2023