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Color Guard 51152X0M
This course is designed for the color guard members of the marching band only. Students will be required to participate in all performances during the fall semester.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: Must Tryout prior to this course
Vocal Music (Beginning) - Spring 52302X0M2
(Previously known as Concert Chorus I) Students will be exposed to a well-rounded choral program. Music theory will be incorporated through various styles of choral music, including classical, pop, sacred, secular, and spirituals. Students will learn basic music theory and choral skills. Attendance is required at all performances throughout the year.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Percussion Ensemble (Beginning) 52552PM
Percussion Ensemble is designed as a performance-based class using instruments and literature from various percussion traditions. These traditions include but are not limited to Western art music, Corps-style marching, jazz, West African hand drumming, gamelan, and others. Students will play instruments daily, discussing the traditions from which the literature comes, and will participate in at least one public performance of selected music.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: One Semester of Band or Chorus
Concert Band (Beginning) 52552X0C
(Previously known as Concert Band I) This course provides the student with another avenue of musical experience incorporating marching band, concert band, jazz band, and other musical ensembles. Attendance is required at all performances. RS Central students will receive 2 units of credit for a yearlong course in Marching and Concert Band.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 52552X0M - Marching Band (Beginning)
Marching Band (Beginning) 52552X0M
(Previously known as Marching Band I) Students are exposed to a broad variety of musical material including classical, marches, show, and pop. Students are required to participate in both marching and concert band and all band performances. Students will receive 2 units of credit for a yearlong course in Marching and Concert Band.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 52552X0C - Concert Band (Beginning)
Percussion Ensemble (Intermediate) 52562PM
Percussion Ensemble is designed as a performance-based class using instruments and literature from various percussion traditions. These traditions include but are not limited to Western art music, Corps-style marching, jazz, West African hand drumming, gamelan, and others. Students will play instruments daily, discussing the traditions from which the literature comes, and will participate in at least one public performance of selected music.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Concert Band (Intermediate) 52562X0C
(Previously known as Concert Band II) This course provides the student with another avenue of musical experience incorporating marching band, concert band, jazz band, and other musical ensembles. Attendance is required at all performances. RS Central students will receive 2 units of credit for a yearlong course in Marching and Concert Band.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 52552X0C - Concert Band (Beginning)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 52562X0M - Marching Band (Intermediate)
Marching Band (Intermediate) 52562X0M
(Previously known as Marching Band II) Students are exposed to a broad variety of musical material including classical, marches, show, and pop. Students are required to participate in both marching and concert band and all band performances. RS Central students will receive 2 units of credit for a yearlong course in Marching and Concert Band.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 52552X0M - Marching Band (Beginning)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 52562X0C - Concert Band (Intermediate)
Percussion Ensemble (Proficient) 52575PM
Percussion Ensemble is designed as a performance-based class using instruments and literature from various percussion traditions. These traditions include but are not limited to Western art music, Corps-style marching, jazz, West African hand drumming, gamelan, and others. Students will play instruments daily, discussing the traditions from which the literature comes, and will participate in at least one public performance of selected music.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
Concert Band (Proficient) 52575X0C
(Previously known as Concert Band III) This course provides the student with another avenue of musical experience incorporating marching band, concert band, jazz band, and other musical ensembles. Attendance is required at all performances. RS Central students will receive 2 units of credit for a yearlong course in Marching and Concert Band.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 52562X0C - Concert Band (Intermediate)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 52575X0M - Marching Band (Proficient)
Marching Band (Proficient) 52575X0M
(Previously known as Marching Band III)Students are exposed to a broad variety of musical material including classical, marches, show, and pop. Students are required to participate in both marching and concert band and all band performances. RS Central students will receive 2 units of credit for a yearlong course in Marching and Concert Band.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 52562X0M - Marching Band (Intermediate)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 52575X0C - Concert Band (Proficient)
Percussion Ensemble (Advanced) 52585PM
Percussion Ensemble is designed as a performance-based class using instruments and literature from various percussion traditions. These traditions include but are not limited to Western art music, Corps-style marching, jazz, West African hand drumming, gamelan, and others. Students will play instruments daily, discussing the traditions from which the literature comes, and will participate in at least one public performance of selected music.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
Concert Band (Advanced) 52585X0C
(Previously known as Concert Band IV) This course provides the student with another avenue of musical experience incorporating marching band, concert band, jazz band, and other musical ensembles. Attendance is required at all performances. RS Central students will receive 2 units of credit for a yearlong course in Marching and Concert Band.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 52575X0C - Concert Band (Proficient)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 52585X0M - Marching Band (Advanced)
Marching Band (Advanced) 52585X0M
(Previously known as Marching Band IV) Students are exposed to a broad variety of musical material including classical, marches, show, and pop. Students are required to participate in both marching and concert band and all band performances. RS Central students will receive 2 units of credit for a yearlong course in Marching and Concert Band.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 52575X0M - Marching Band (Proficient)
COREQUISITES: If you take this course, you must also take 52585X0C - Concert Band (Advanced)
AP Music Theory 5A017X0A
Music Theory is designed as an equivalent to a first-year college course introducing students to musicianship, theory, musical materials, and procedures. Integrated within the course content are aspects of melody, harmony, texture, rhythm, form, musical analysis, basic composition, and, to some extent, history and style. Students will learn musicianship skills such as dictation, sight-singing, and keyboard harmony. The student's ability to read and write musical notation is fundamental to this course. Acquisition of at least basic performance skills in voice or on an instrument is strongly recommended. Students are expected to take the corresponding AP Examination administered by College Board ®. CollegeBoard recommends that the student be able to read and write musical notation and have basic performance skills in voice or on an instrument.
COURSE NOTE: Pending student registration results, some AP courses may not be offered on your school's campus. If the course is not offered on your school's campus, you will be allowed to attend that course at another county high school. In this case, transportation is the responsibility of the student.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: Advanced PlacementGRADE: 9-12
Visual Art
Art (Beginning) 54152X0A
(Previously known as Art I) This course is the foundation level for art study throughout high school. It is primarily devoted to deliberate and systematic presentations of various art processes, procedures, theories, and historical developments. Students will have experience in producing two-dimensional and three-dimensional artworks. The course emphasizes the study of the elements of art and principles of design, color theory, vocabulary, art criticism, art history, and safety in the art room. Students are provided a strong foundation in design, drawing, and vocabulary in a teacher-structured environment.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
Art (Intermediate) 54162X0A
(Previously known as Art II) This course builds on the student’s technical skills and foundation of knowledge developed in Art I. The study of the elements of art and principles of design, color theory, vocabulary, and art history continues in Art II. Various art processes, procedures, and theories are presented in a problem solving manner which allows for independent choices and personal solutions to problems. The approach to art experiences is less experimental and based more on informed choices. Student research of art and artists is a major source for gaining knowledge and understanding of past and present art forms. Art II stresses a flexible and fluent use of the elements of art and principles of design, color, theory, and vocabulary.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: RegularGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 54152X0A - Art (Beginning)
Art (Proficient) - Honors 54175X0A
(Previously known as Art III) This course is for the seriously motivated art student and will require significant commitment and accomplishment. The goal of this course is preparation of an assessment portfolio of the student’s work in one of three areas: drawing, two-dimensional design, or three-dimensional design. Portfolios will be evaluated. Honors credit will be awarded for these courses.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 54162X0A - Art (Intermediate)
Art (Advanced) - Honors 54185X0A
(Previously known as Art IV) This course is for the seriously motivated art student and will require significant commitment and accomplishment. The goal of this course is preparation of an assessment portfolio of the student’s work in one of three areas: drawing, two-dimensional design, or three-dimensional design. Portfolios will be evaluated. Honors credit will be awarded for these courses.
CREDIT: 1TYPE: HonorsGRADE: 9-12
PREREQUISITE: 54175X0A - Art (Proficient) - Honors