NON-DEPARTMENTAL

Department Overview

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0566 STUDENT STORE
7th - 8th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation.


Students will be responsible for ordering, advertising, stocking, record keeping, cashiering, and customer relations. This class will explore concepts for the world of work including business orientation, team building, work ethics, business computation, career awareness, and basic economic concepts.



4305 STEM ROBOTICS
7th - 8th
5.0 semester credits
Recommendation: None.


Robotics is an elective course where students learn to design, build, and program robots and autonomous machines. Students will learn about electricity and how society depends on this energy source. Lessons on electronic components, electrical circuits, and computer programming will enable students to design and construct their own robot. The course will culminate with a student robotics competition where students work collaboratively to design and map a course for their robot to follow as it performs various tasks. The format of the class is designed to be hands on, project-based, and student centered. Throughout the class students will be learning essential reading, writing, and critical thinking skills needed for success in their future education and careers. Pipeline course for the Engineering Pathway.



4600 MESA EXPLORED
7th - 8th
10.0 credits
Must have MESA organization approval to offer. Consult Curriculum & Instruction office prior to offering.


Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement (MESA) is a one-year exploratory elective course. The focus of the course is to allow students to apply academic content to real-life situations and explore career opportunities. This course is offered as an interdisciplinary subject with a focus on mathematics and science content. Students will be exposed to other California Content Standards including English-Language Arts, Technology, and Art. Students will use problem and project based learning models to study engineering, physics, and mathematical concepts. They will use these concepts and apply them to the design and building of hands-on projects. Special emphasis will be placed on laboratory investigation, hands-on projects, and data collection. The course will cover major aspects of engineering, including civil, mechanical, aeronautical, chemical, and automotive. Students will also focus on the applied aspects of physics, which include forces, motion, density, and technology. The mathematical concepts studied in this course include several aspects of algebra and geometry. The course will also expose the students to potential career paths, college opportunities advising, public speaking, and technology.



4610 LEARNING SKILLS
7th - 12th
5.0 credits
Recommendation: None.


The Learning Skills course is designed as a support class to address student behavioral needs. A limited number of students must be placed using a defined, data-informed criteria. The course curriculum must be a research-based behavioral modification curriculum, such as "Why Try", "Boy’s Town", etc.. The duration of the course should be limited to only one or two semesters with established exit criteria to be used to return students to the core curriculum. Each site is limited to only one section of Learning Skills per semester.



4610Q LEARNING SKILLS
7th - 12th
2.5 quarter credits
Recommendation: None.


Quarter length course variant.



4615 CONFLICT RESOLUTION
7th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: Teacher recommendation.


This course trains students in active listening, decision-making, and problem-solving skills. Students will use these skills as conflict managers in disputes among students and also between students and teachers. Students will be responsible for designing and maintaining a campus-wide conflict resolution program to be used as an integral component of campus discipline and safety.



4624 MULTICULTURAL AWARENESS
7th - 8th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.


This course introduces the concepts of multiculturalism to the junior high school student. The course develops an awareness of such topics as intercultural understanding, prejudice, stereotypes and the promotion of multicultural harmony.



4624Q MULTICULTURAL AWARENESS
7th - 8th
2.5 quarter credits
Recommendation: None.


This course introduces the concepts of multiculturalism to the junior high school student. The course develops an awareness of such topics as intercultural understanding, prejudice, stereotypes and the promotion of multicultural harmony.



4627 COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS
7th - 8th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: (Oxford Academy only) - Teacher recommendation.


The goal of this course is to prepare students to enter the college preparatory and advanced course sequence at the high school level. This class provides academic and motivational support to assist students in achieving success in the most challenging core curriculum classes. Students learn the writing, language, and collaborative problem-solving skills necessary for success in high school, college, and life.



4627Q COLLEGE & CAREER READINESS
7th - 8th
2.5 quarter credits
Recommendation: (Oxford Academy only) - Teacher recommendation.


The goal of this course is to prepare students to enter the college preparatory and advanced course sequence at the high school level. This class provides academic and motivational support to assist students in achieving success in the most challenging core curriculum classes. Students learn the writing, language, and collaborative problem-solving skills necessary for success in high school, college, and life.



4628 AVID MIDDLE LEVEL 7
7th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.


The goal of this AVID course is to prepare students to enter the college preparatory and advanced course sequence at the high school level. This class provides academic and motivational support to assist students in achieving success in the most challenging core curriculum classes. Students learn the writing, language, and collaborative problem-solving skills necessary for success in high school, college, and life. A tutoring component also assists AVID students individually and in study groups.



4628Q AVID MIDDLE 7
7th
2.5 quarter credits
Recommendation: None.


The goal of this AVID course is to prepare students to enter the college preparatory and advanced course sequence at the high school level. This class provides academic and motivational support to assist students in achieving success in the most challenging core curriculum classes. Students learn the writing, language, and collaborative problem-solving skills necessary for success in high school, college, and life. A tutoring component also assists AVID students individually and in study groups.



4629 AVID MIDDLE LEVEL 8
8th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: Teacher recommendation.


This course continues the goal of AVID, to prepare students to enter the college preparatory and advanced course sequence at the high school level. This class provides academic and motivational support to assist students in achieving success in the most challenging core curriculum classes. Students learn the writing, language, and collaborative problem-solving skills necessary for success in high school, college, and life. A tutoring component also assists AVID students individually and in study groups.



4636 AVID EXCEL 8
8th
10.0 credits
Requirement: Concurrent enrollment in mainstream English 8; CELDT Intermediate/Early Advanced, or ELPAC: Expanding proficiency levels; completion of AVID EXCEL 7.


This course is designed to build academic language and improve literacy skills for Long Term English Learners (LTELs) or students at risk of becoming LTELs. The course focuses on six consistent learning strands - reading, writing, oral language, academic vocabulary, study skills, and self-determination and leadership. These skills help to accelerate language acquisition, increase overall achievement, and give students access to rigorous coursework.



4660 STUDENT GOVERNMENT
7th - 8th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: Teacher recommendation.


This class is open to students who have been elected by the student body to serve on the Associated Student Body Cabinet and to those students appointed to fill non-elective cabinet positions. Pride in one's school, service, responsibility, good citizenship, and character building skills are stressed.



4675 JR LEADERSHIP CORPS
7th - 8th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Teacher recommendation.


This course is designed to motivate junior high school students in becoming effective school and community leaders. The course of study includes citizenship, communication, first aid, health, and leadership skills training. Military customs and courtesies will also be addressed. This course is taught by a JROTC instructor.



4725 HOMEROOM/ADVISEMENT
7th - 12th
0.0 credits
No credits awarded for this period.






4780 GT/AEROSPACE SCI
7th - 8th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.






4830 GT/COMPUTER
7th - 12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Identified as Gifted and Talented student.


Designed primarily to stimulate and provide enjoyable, as well as worthwhile, learning experiences for outstanding students who are identified as Gifted and Talented (G/T). A considerable part of these elective courses will be student-inspired and student-motivated. The courses may cover various areas of the curriculum.



4835 GT/CRITICAL THINK
7th - 12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Identified as Gifted and Talented student.


esigned primarily to stimulate and provide enjoyable, as well as worthwhile, learning experiences for outstanding students who are identified as Gifted and Talented (G/T). A considerable part of these elective courses will be student-inspired and student-motivated. The courses may cover various areas of the curriculum.



4840 GT/DRAMA
7th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.






4860 GT/GUITAR
7th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.






4885 GT/ORCHESTRA
7th - 12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Identified as Gifted and Talented student.


Designed primarily to stimulate and provide enjoyable, as well as worthwhile, learning experiences for outstanding students who are identified as Gifted and Talented (G/T). A considerable part of these elective courses will be student-inspired and student-motivated. The courses may cover various areas of the curriculum.



4887 GT/RESEARCH & ANAL
7th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.






4900 GT/THEATER ARTS
7th - 12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Identified as Gifted and Talented student.


Designed primarily to stimulate and provide enjoyable, as well as worthwhile, learning experiences for outstanding students who are identified as Gifted and Talented (G/T). A considerable part of these elective courses will be student-inspired and student-motivated. The courses may cover various areas of the curriculum.



4910 GT/WRITING-JRNLSM
7th - 12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Identified as Gifted and Talented student.


Designed primarily to stimulate and provide enjoyable, as well as worthwhile, learning experiences for outstanding students who are identified as Gifted and Talented (G/T). A considerable part of these elective courses will be student-inspired and student-motivated. The courses may cover various areas of the curriculum.



4930 DEPT TEACH AIDE
8th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: 8th grade students with written consent from counselor, parent, and teacher and satisfactory citizenship, effort and attendance.


This course provides skills in organizing, filing, running errands, communication with faculty, leadership, and other tasks required in a departmental office and/or a teacher's classroom.



4935 OFFICE AIDE
8th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: 8th grade students with written consent from counselor, parent, and teacher and satisfactory citizenship, effort and attendance.


This course gives students practical office experience and skills in alphabetizing, filing, record keeping, phone use, and other skills in on-campus office facilities.



4940 CAMPUS AIDE
8th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: 8th grade students with written consent from counselor, parent, and teacher and satisfactory citizenship, effort and attendance.


This course gives practical training in positions such as cafeteria and custodial assistants.



4945 LIBRARY ASSIST 1
8th - 12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Written consent from parent and supervisory personnel.


This course provides an opportunity for the student to develop skills in research and retrieval of information, operation and use of computer and audiovisual equipment, and processing and circulation of materials. Students in this course also learn about attitudes and skills necessary to provide services to patrons and acquire awareness about careers in librarianship, information science, teaching, and public service.



4955 TECHNOLOGY AIDE
8th - 12th
10.0 credits
Prerequisite: Written consent from parent and supervisor recommendation.


This course gives students practical experience in instructing and assisting students and teachers in the operation of equipment and in the application of software using emerging technologies.



4980 ELECTIVE CREDIT
7th - 12th
10.0 credits
Recommendation: None.


This course code number will be used to designate credits for elective courses not offered in the Anaheim Union High School District.



4990 MINIMUM DAY
7th - 12th
0.0 credits
Required: Written parent permission.


This course code number is used to designate periods of time when students are not involved in on-campus or off-campus classes for credit. Students are not to be on the local school campus during this time without prior administrative approval.



5009 ELECTIVE WHEEL
7th - 8th
10.0 credits
Sunsets June 2017. Use actual quarter class numbers and titles.


Elective Wheel is a year-long class that gives students the opportunity to be exposed to several electives on campus. Students rotate through four nine-week courses, where they receive an introduction to the essential standards in that course.


 

 

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