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AP Studio Art A 0131
This course provides advanced art students an opportunity to create and submit a portfolio to the College Board for evaluation and possible college credit, which is the equivalent to the AP exam for studio art. The portfolio provides evidence of quality, concentration and breadth. The student submits digital work samples to demonstrate quality, and examples of concentration and breadth. Originality is essential, as is demonstration of excellence in the use of arts elements and principles of design.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Minimum one year high school visual art experience.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0132 - AP Studio Art B
AP Studio Art B 0132
This course provides advanced art students an opportunity to create and submit a portfolio to the College Board for evaluation and possible college credit, which is the equivalent to the AP exam for studio art. The portfolio provides evidence of quality, concentration and breadth. The student submits digital work samples to demonstrate quality, and examples of concentration and breadth. Originality is essential, as is demonstration of excellence in the use of arts elements and principles of design.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Minimum one year high school visual art experience.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0131 - AP Studio Art A
Art Studio A 0136
This course is for the advanced, self-motivated student artist and may focus on a particular medium or style. Students will keep a portfolio and work will be referenced to cultural and historical influences. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation.
Art Studio B 0137
This course is for the advanced, self-motivated student artist and may focus on a particular medium or style. Students will keep a portfolio and work will be referenced to cultural and historical influences. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 11-12
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation.
Drawing I 0151
Students explore and apply two-dimensional arts elements with charcoal, pencil, pen and ink. Principles of design are developed through perspective, still life, portrait, and abstract drawing compositions. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Drawing II 0152
Development of creativity is stressed as students extend and refine drawing skills and techniques. Various black and white and colored drawing media will be used. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Intro to Visual Art, Drawing I, and/or teacher recommendation.
Calligraphy I 0161
This course introduces the skills of lettering and explores the letterforms of several alphabets. Students also learn about layout design and creative application of calligraphy skills. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Calligraphy II 0162
This class continues to develop the skills and techniques from Calligraphy I with the introduction of additional alphabets and advanced design applications. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Calligraphy I and/or teacher recommendation.
Drawing & Painting A 0181
Students further develop two-dimensional art skills and techniques to include work with pastels, watercolor, acrylics, oils and other media. Understanding of design principals is developed through examination and study of various art works. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Intro to Visual Art, Drawing I, and/or teacher recommendation.
Drawing & Painting B 0182
Students further develop two-dimensional art skills and techniques to include work with pastels, watercolor, acrylics, oils and other media. Understanding of design principals is developed through examination and study of various art works. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Intro to Visual Art, Drawing I, and/or teacher recommendation.
Graphic Design A 0201V
If you are interested in learning how to create posters, logos, illustrations, and package design this course will teach you how! Students will use computer software, digital cameras, and drawing tablets as tools to edit graphics and explore design techniques and the world of visual communication. No previous experience in computers, art or drawing required.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0202V - Graphic Design B
Graphic Design B 0202V
If you are interested in learning how to create posters, logos, illustrations, and package design this course will teach you how! Students will use computer software, digital cameras, and drawing tablets as tools to edit graphics and explore design techniques and the world of visual communication. No previous experience in computers, art or drawing required.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0201V - Graphic Design A
Advanced Graphic Design A 0211V
This advanced level design course continues to build technical and personal skills. Projects may include individual portfolios or special projects for the school and community where students will enhance their knowledge of image editing, drawing, graphics, and animation and learn how a commercial artist approaches design concepts for clients.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets both the Visual Arts and CTE graduation requirements (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: AdvancedGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Graphic Design and/or teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0212V - Advanced Graphic Design B
Advanced Graphic Design B 0212V
This advanced level design course continues to build technical and personal skills. Projects may include individual portfolios or special projects for the school and community where students will enhance their knowledge of image editing, drawing, graphics, and animation and learn how a commercial artist approaches design concepts for clients.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets both the Visual Arts and CTE graduation requirements (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: AdvancedGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Graphic Design and/or teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0211V - Advanced Graphic Design A
Pottery I A 0261
In this beginning pottery class, students learn and apply both hand building and wheel throwing techniques, as well as how to glaze and fire ceramic products. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Pottery I B 0262
In this beginning pottery class, students learn and apply both hand building and wheel throwing techniques, as well as how to glaze and fire ceramic products. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Pottery II A 0271
This advanced pottery class is designed for self-motivated, independent students and focuses on higher level techniques, larger pieces, and sculpture that demonstrates principles of design. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Pottery I and/or teacher recommendation.
Pottery II B 0272
This advanced pottery class is designed for self-motivated, independent students and focuses on higher level techniques, larger pieces, and sculpture that demonstrates principles of design. Materials fee applies.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Pottery I and/or teacher recommendation.
Photography I 0311V
This class introduces students to the basic skills and techniques of photography. Students will develop knowledge of the principles of photographic composition and perfect their skills through projects, presentations and lab experiences. Students learn about the history of photography by examining the work of notable photographers and the techniques they use to make them successful. Students will be able to describe and analyze their works and those of others using appropriate photography terminology. Students will gain experience in camera usage, film processing, (not available at Skyview or Fort), black and white printing (not available at Skyview or Fort), digital imaging, Photoshop software, safe lab practices, organization, and presentation of works. Manual camera recommended at Hudson’s Bay and Columbia River. Materials fee may apply.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Photography II 0312V
In this advanced course, students learn and apply higher level photographic concepts, techniques, and skills with a focus on building digital editing skills. Students will refine their technical skills and explore unique digital media allowing students to understand, reflect upon, and appreciate visual literacy. In addition, students will learn about business practices in the industry, studio set up, advanced lighting techniques, specialized equipment and pre-press techniques to improve printing and color management. Materials fee may apply.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Photography I and/or teacher recommendation.
Photography III A 0321V
Students in Photo III will be able to use photographic images and photographic principles to express and interpret context, theme, ideas, technique, feeling, and intent. Through instruction and practice, students will refine basic skills and learn more advanced imaging principles and techniques. Students will focus on photo critique and editing with a resulting goal of creating aesthetically appealing and technically accurate prints. Students will apply new and developing skills to the production of photo presentations. Students will reflect on their work and the work of others using suitable photographic vocabulary. Unassisted, students will be able to create thematic photographic works that show evidence of stylized composition, technical proficiency with equipment, and application of advanced printing techniques. Materials fee may apply. Students at Bay, River, and Skyview can apply for AP status and receive college credit for the class.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Photography I & II and/or teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0322V - Photography III B
Photography III B 0322V
Students in Photo III will be able to use photographic images and photographic principles to express and interpret context, theme, ideas, technique, feeling, and intent. Through instruction and practice, students will refine basic skills and learn more advanced imaging principles and techniques. Students will focus on photo critique and editing with a resulting goal of creating aesthetically appealing and technically accurate prints. Students will apply new and developing skills to the production of photo presentations. Students will reflect on their work and the work of others using suitable photographic vocabulary. Unassisted, students will be able to create thematic photographic works that show evidence of stylized composition, technical proficiency with equipment, and application of advanced printing techniques. Materials fee may apply. Students at Bay, River, and Skyview can apply for AP status and receive college credit for the class.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Photography I & II and/or teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0321V - Photography III A
Theatre I A 0351
This class introduces students to the fundamentals of acting and examines historic and technical elements of theatre production. Through a variety of activities including theatre games and improvisation, students develop vocal and physical expressiveness, concentration, collaboration and creativity. Some work reading, rehearsing, and attending performances outside of class is expected.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0352 - Theatre I B
Theatre I B 0352
This class introduces students to the fundamentals of acting and examines historic and technical elements of theatre production. Through a variety of activities including theatre games and improvisation, students develop vocal and physical expressiveness, concentration, collaboration and creativity. Some work reading, rehearsing, and attending performances outside of class is expected.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0351 - Theatre I A
Theatre II A 0361
Students continue to develop theatre knowledge and skills through improvisation, scene study, audition preparation, and script and character analysis and evaluation. Application of skills in the rehearsal and performance of a production for an audience outside of class may be expected.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Theatre I and/or teacher approval.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0362 - Theatre II B
Theatre II B 0362
Students continue to develop theatre knowledge and skills through improvisation, scene study, audition preparation, and script and character analysis and evaluation. Application of skills in the rehearsal and performance of a production for an audience outside of class may be expected.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Theatre I and/or teacher approval.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0361 - Theatre II A
Concert Band A 0491
This class is open to students of all levels and focuses on the development of instrumental music skills, musical performance, and understanding of music theory. Students are expected to participate in the fall football season in addition to concert performances.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0492 - Concert Band B
Concert Band B 0492
This class is open to students of all levels and focuses on the development of instrumental music skills, musical performance, and understanding of music theory. Students are expected to participate in the fall football season in addition to concert performances.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0491 - Concert Band A
Jazz Ensemble A 0511
This course focuses on a variety of jazz styles and may include swing, Dixieland, be-bop, Latin, and fusion. There is an emphasis on theory as it relates to jazz and improvisation and includes various opportunities for performance.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0512 - Jazz Ensemble B
Jazz Ensemble B 0512
This course focuses on a variety of jazz styles and may include swing, Dixieland, be-bop, Latin, and fusion. There is an emphasis on theory as it relates to jazz and improvisation and includes various opportunities for performance.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0511 - Jazz Ensemble A
Orchestra A 0521
This class is open to students of all levels interested in the study of string instruments (violin, viola, cello and base). Focus is on the development of technical skill, musical performance, and understanding of music theory. Students will study and perform music from a variety of styles and genres.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0522 - Orchestra B
Orchestra B 0522
This class is open to students of all levels interested in the study of string instruments (violin, viola, cello and base). Focus is on the development of technical skill, musical performance, and understanding of music theory. Students will study and perform music from a variety of styles and genres.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0521 - Orchestra A
Wind Ensemble A 0551
Open only to advanced students, this course includes the study and performance of music at a level selected to challenge the technical skill and musicianship of the group. Student musicians will have multiple opportunities for performance in a variety of settings and venues.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0552 - Wind Ensemble B
Wind Ensemble B 0552
Open only to advanced students, this course includes the study and performance of music at a level selected to challenge the technical skill and musicianship of the group. Student musicians will have multiple opportunities for performance in a variety of settings and venues.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0551 - Wind Ensemble A
Advanced Orchestra A 0571
This string performing ensemble class continues development of individual and ensemble skills through advanced orchestra music and meets opposite of wind ensemble to facilitate full orchestra performances (strings and winds.)
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: AdvancedGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0572 - Advanced Orchestra B
Advanced Orchestra B 0572
This string performing ensemble class continues development of individual and ensemble skills through advanced orchestra music and meets opposite of wind ensemble to facilitate full orchestra performances (strings and winds.)
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: AdvancedGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0571 - Advanced Orchestra A
Concert Choir A 0731
Students develop vocal technique, sight reading skills and understanding of music theory. Stage presence and performance skills are developed through rehearsal and performance of a variety of vocal and musical styles.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Concert Choir B 0732
Students develop vocal technique, sight reading skills and understanding of music theory. Stage presence and performance skills are developed through rehearsal and performance of a variety of vocal and musical styles.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Acappella Choir A 0741
This course is designed for students with a strong music background. In Acappella Choir, students extend and refine theoretical understanding and technical skills. Excellence in musicianship and musical expression are stressed. Extensive performance in a variety of settings and venues is expected.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0742 - Acappella Choir B
Acappella Choir B 0742
This course is designed for students with a strong music background. In Acappella Choir, students extend and refine theoretical understanding and technical skills. Excellence in musicianship and musical expression are stressed. Extensive performance in a variety of settings and venues is expected.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 0741 - Acappella Choir A
Yearbook A 2731V
Students in Yearbook will develop their organizational, leadership, personal, and team skills to contribute to creating and editing a quality yearbook. Through review of principles of design and instruction on yearbook content and current industry-standard software, students will create a yearbook while developing skills in concept development, layout design, designing with type, copy writing, photography, and page management. Ethical and legal guidelines will also be addressed. Participants gain useful, real world skills in time management, marketing, teamwork, and design principles.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area). Students need to take Yearbook for a full year to earn .5 Visual Art credit.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 2732V - Yearbook B
Video Production A 4121
Students who see themselves designing and producing videos will benefit from this class. Opportunities include working with cameras and editing equipment. Effective pre-production, production and post-production skills are emphasized through a variety of hands-on projects. Professional standards, leadership and teamwork are incorporated into each project.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Video Production B 4122
Students who see themselves designing and producing videos will benefit from this class. Opportunities include working with cameras and editing equipment. Effective pre-production, production and post-production skills are emphasized through a variety of hands-on projects. Professional standards, leadership and teamwork are incorporated into each project.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets two graduation requirements, Visual Arts and CTE (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 9-12
Advanced Video Production A 4131
Students will develop more advanced techniques in studio production, videography, editing and script writing. Advanced classes produce video projects for both the school and the community. Projects include morning announcements, sports videos, and various group and personal projects. Students continue to develop professional standards, leadership and teamwork skills, and may choose to participate in SkillsUSA, a student leadership organization. Some schools offer a "Crew for Credit" option for Advanced Video Productions students crewing sports, concerts and productions outside of the regular school day. "Crew for Credit" enhances classroom instruction by giving students the opportunity to gain non-paid off-campus work experience related to the content and classroom instruction in video production.  All students must complete a Work Based Learning Off Campus  application and be currently or previously enrolled in a Career and Technical Education class related to their experience. Students can earn .5 credit for 90 hours of off-campus "Crew for Credit" internship experience.  Please see your school’s Work Based Learning Coordinator or Video Productions teacher to see if you qualify.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets both the Visual Arts and CTE graduation requirements (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: AdvancedGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Video Production or Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 4132 - Advanced Video Production B
Advanced Video Production B 4132
Students will develop more advanced techniques in studio production, videography, editing and script writing. Advanced classes produce video projects for both the school and the community. Projects include morning announcements, sports videos, and various group and personal projects. Students continue to develop professional standards, leadership and teamwork skills, and may choose to participate in SkillsUSA, a student leadership organization.  Some schools offer a "Crew for Credit" option for Advanced Video Productions students crewing sports, concerts and productions outside of the regular school day. "Crew for Credit" enhances classroom instruction by giving students the opportunity to gain non-paid off-campus work experience related to the content and classroom instruction in video production.  All students must complete a Work Based Learning Off Campus  application and be currently or previously enrolled in a Career and Technical Education class related to their experience. Students can earn .5 credit for 90 hours of off-campus "Crew for Credit" internship experience.  Please see your school’s Work Based Learning Coordinator or Video Productions teacher to see if you qualify.

This course is a 2-for-1 course that meets both the Visual Arts and CTE graduation requirements (although students only earn credit in one area).
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: AdvancedGRADE: 10-12
PREREQUISITE: Video Production or Teacher recommendation.
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 4131 - Advanced Video Production A
Movie Making A 4143
Students will explore the three phases of the production process; pre-production, production and post-production. They will write a script in screenplay format, shoot and edit footage using cinematographic techniques and critique their own work as well as view and critique films of different genres.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 4144 - Movie Making B
Movie Making B 4144
Students will explore the three phases of the production process; pre-production, production and post-production. They will write a script in screenplay format, shoot and edit footage using cinematographic techniques and critique their own work as well as view and critique films of different genres.
CREDIT: 0.5TYPE: StandardGRADE: 10-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 4143 - Movie Making A
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CREDIT: 1TYPE: Non AvailableGRADE: 11-12