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(DEC) Course Catalog 7th-12th Grades

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Staff at the Digital Education Center are working to provide students with an expansive course selection.  The courses seen below are currently offered through the Digital Education Center.  As courses become available they will be added to the catalog below.
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COURSE CATALOG

Course Title Course Instructor Course Description Target Grade Level Quarters Taught Course Counts As
Art Foundations II
Mrs. Ruth Nichols
An entry level art course that provides required fine art credit.
 
9th-12th Grades 1, 2 Visual/Fine Arts or Elective
Biology Ms. Jessie Doherty
A course that provides 1 credit of science studying living organisms, plants, genetics, and classification through the scientific process.
 
9th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 Science
*Honors Biology Ms. Jessie Doherty
Honors Biology is a rigorous course that studies the structures, functions and processes of living organisms.  Students must be able to consistently complete demanding assignments and projects.
10th-12th Grades 1,2,3,4 Science
Business Office Specialist-Computer Tech Mr. John Walker
An entry level course focusing on the use of the Microsoft Office suite of tools.
 
9th-12th Grades 1,2 CTE or Elective Credit
Chemistry Ms. Jessie Doherty
A course that provides 1 credit of science studying the composition and structure of matter the mechanisms of change.
 
9th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 Science
*Honors Chemistry Ms. Jessie Doherty
Honors Chemistry is a rigorous course that studies: elements listed in the periodic table, element structure and how elements interact.
11th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 Science
Chinese I & II Ms. Yuan Kuang
These courses teach students to speak and read the Chinese language.   
7th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 World Language Elective
Drivers Education
Dr. Rick Harrison
An elective course that prepares students for an Utah driver's license.  Students are encouraged to obtain their Utah learner's permit from the Department of Motor Vehicles.
 
10th-12th Grades 1 Elective
Earth Science Ms. Jessie Doherty
A course that provides 1 credit of science studying processes that shapes the Earth and the universe.
 
9th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 Science
Economics Mr. Erik Jordan
This course provides students with instruction covering topics such as: supply/demand, income distribution, market organization, inflation and employment. 
12th Grade 1, 2 Social Studies Elective or Elective Credit
*Honors Economics Mr. Erik Jordan
This honors course is rigorous and delves into issues that the regular course does not provide. 
12th Grade 1, 2 Social Studies Elective or Elective Credit
English Language Arts 7 Mr. Rod Lundwall
This course provides jr. high school students with age appropriate English Language Arts curriculum.
7th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 English Language Arts
English Language Arts 8 Mr. Rod Lundwall
This course provides jr. high school students with age appropriate English Language Arts curriculum.
8th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 English Language Arts
English Language Arts 9 Mr. Rod Lundwall
A course that provides 1 credit of ELA.  This course focuses on reading, writing and understanding written materials.
 
9th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 English Language Arts
English Language Arts 10
Mr. Rod Lundwall
A course that provides 1 credit of ELA.  This course focuses on reading, writing, speaking and listening.
 
10th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 English Language Arts
English Language Arts 11 Mr. Rod Lundwall
A course that provides 1 credit of ELA.  This course focuses on reading, writing, speaking, listening and analysis of text.
 
11th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 English Language Arts
English Language Arts 12 Mr. Rod Lundwall
This course provides 1 credit of ELA and focuses on literature, reading and analyzing components of literature and writing. 
 
12th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 English Language Arts
Environmental Science Ms. Jessie Doherty
The Environmental Science course provides .5 credits and focuses on gathering and analyzing scientific data to study the environment.
 
9th-12th Grades 1,2  Science or Elective Credit
Exploring Business & Marketing Mr. John Walker
This course provides .5 credits of CTE focusing on an informative introduction to to business and marketing. 
 
9th-12th Grade 1, 2 CTE or Elective Credit
Financial Literacy Mr. Erik Jordan
Financial Literacy teaches students how understand and make informed decisions regarding financial resources.
 
9th-12th Grades 1, 2 Dedicated Coursework Credit
Fitness for Life
This course teaches students how to get fit and stay fit for a lifetime.
 
9th-12th Grades 1, 2 PE Credit
German I & II  Mr. Michael Young
These courses teach students to speak and read the German language.   
7th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 World Language Elective
Health I,
(Jr. High School)
Health I teaches Jr. high students how to establish and maintain a healthy lifestyle and make good choices.
8th Grade 1, 2 Health/PE
Health II 
(High School)
Health II teaches students how to establish and maintain health conscious choices and goals.
 
9th-12th Grades 1, 2 Health/PE
Math of Personal Finance Mr. Tyler Rydalch
This course teaches students how to manage personal finances, providing essential instruction on their roles as consumers and money managers in a global economy.
9th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 Math
Math 7 Mr. Tyler Rydalch
This course provides jr. high school students with age appropriate mathematics curriculum, for 7th grade.
7th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 Math
Math 8 Mr. Tyler Rydalch
This course provides jr. high school students with age appropriate mathematics curriculum for 8th grade.
8th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 Math
Participation Skills
A physical education course that teaches students how to work in groups though a variety of activities.
 
9th-12th Grades 1, 2 PE Credit
Physics
Mr. Tyler Rydalch
A course that studies how the universe works focusing on mechanics, electricity, magnetism and other topics.
 
9th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 Science
*Honors Physics
Mr. Tyler Rydalch
Honors Physics is a rigorous course that presents students with content and ideas, than a standard Physics course.  Students must be able to complete complex projects and assignments with detail.
11th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 Science
Precalculus Mr. Tyler Rydalch
This course includes algebra, trigonometry and prepares students to take Calculus.
 
11th-12th grades 1, 2, 3, 4 Math
*Honors Precalculus Mr. Tyler Rydalch
Honors Precalculus is a rigorous course that involves the use of geometry, algebra and trigonometry in preparation for Calculus.
11th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 Math
Psychology A. Mr. Erik Jordan
A course that introduces students to the study of the mind and behavior using the scientific method.
 
9th-12th Grade 1, 2 Social Studies Elective or Elective Credit
*Honors Psychology A. Mr. Erik Jordan
A rigorous course that provides more extensive work for students to be involved in than the standard Psychology A course.
10th-12th 1, 2 Social Studies Elective or Elective Credit
Secondary Math I Mr. Tyler Rydalch
The first in a three year series of Mathematics courses typically taken by 9th grade students.
 
9th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 Math
Secondary Math II Mr. Tyler Rydalch
The second in a three year series of Mathematics courses typically taken by 10th grade students.
 
10th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 Math
Secondary Math III Mr. Tyler Rydalch
The last in a three year series of Mathematics courses typically taken by 11th grade students.
 
11th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 Math
Honors Secondary Math I Mr. Tyler Rydalch
The first course in the honors Math series. This is a rigorous course, requiring more work and study time than the standard Math I course.
9th-12th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 Math
Honors Secondary Math II Mr. Tyler Rydalch
The second course in the honors Math series. This is a rigorous course, extending student learning beyond the Honors Math I course.
9th-12th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 Math
Honors Secondary Math III Mr. Tyler Rydalch
This is the third course in the Honors Math series.  Students will use vocabulary and skills learned in previous Honors Math courses. 
9th-12th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 Math
Science 7 Ms. Jessie Doherty
This course provides jr. high school students with age appropriate science curriculum for 7th grade.
7th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 Science
Science 8 Ms. Jessie Doherty
This course provides jr. high school students with age appropriate science curriculum for 8th grade.
8th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 Science
Spanish I, II & III Mr. Rod Lundwall
These courses teach students to speak and read the Spanish language.   
7th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 World Language Elective
Sociology Mr. Erik Jordan
Sociology is a semester course that focuses on the structure of human society, social problems, behavior and the culture diverse populations create.
11th-12th Grades 1, 2 Social Studies Elective or Elective Credit
U.S. Government and Citizenship Mr. Erik Jordan
A course that familiarizes students with the U.S. branches of Government and the duties of being an American citizen.
 
12th Grade 1, 2 Social Studies
*Honors US Government and Citizenship Mr. Erik Jordan
A rigorous course that provides students with the chance to thoroughly understand the US branches of government.
12th Grade 1, 2 Social Studies
U.S. History I, 8th Grade Mr. Erik Jordan
This course provides jr. high school students with age appropriate U.S. History curriculum.
8th Grade 1, 2, 3, 4 Social Studies
U.S. History II Mr. Erik Jordan
This course spans four quarters and covers history in the U.S. from 1876 to present.
 
9th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 Social Studies
*Honors US History II Mr. Erik Jordan
This is a rigorous course that covers historical topics more in-depth than the standard US History II course.
11th-12th Grades 1, 2, 3, 4 Social Studies
*Utah Studies
(Not taught during the summer break)
This course provides 7th grade students with age appropriate curriculum focused on Utah's history.
7th Grade 1, 2 Social Studies
*Utah Civics Exam
A required exam that must be passed with a minimum of 70% to graduate and be awarded a Utah high school diploma.
7th-12th Grade Online Exam Social Studies
World Civilizations I Mr. Erik Jordan
A first semester course that helps students understand the growth of human society across the globe.
 
10th-12th Grades 1, 2 Social Studies
World Civilizations II Mr. Erik Jordan
A second semester course that helps students understand the growth of human society across the globe.
10-12th Grades 3, 4 Social Studies
*Honors World Civilizations I Mr. Erik Jordan
The first semester of a rigorous history course that delves into aspects that the World Civilizations course does not address.
10th-12th Grades 1, 2 Social Studies
Honors World Civilizations II Mr. Erik Jordan
The second semester of a rigorous history course that delves into aspects that the World Civilizations course does not address.
10th-12th Grades 3, 4 Social Studies
World Geography Mr. Erik Jordan
World Geography replaces Geography for life.  This courses helps students better understand cultures, customs and the environments people live in.
 
9th-12th Grades 1, 2 Social Studies
 
COURSE REQUEST FORM
 
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Students requesting Edgenuity courses
MUST have an ACTIVE email account.
Students are encouraged to use their
district assigned email accounts.
 
 
 
 
 
 
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