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Quick Course Guide for Senior Year (11th to 12th)

Locate your current course and choose a course in the box to the right of it for next year. 

English

 Current Course   Next Year's Course
AP English Language AP English Literature
H English 4 AP English Language or AP English Literature
H English 4 H English 5
English 4 English 5
English 4L English 5L

Social Studies

Current Course Next Year's Course
AP European History AP US Government
H Western Civilization H US Government or AP US Government
Modern History US Government
Global Understanding American Civics

Math

Current Course Next Year's Course
Pre AP Calculus BC AP Calculus BC
H Integrated Math 5 AP Calculus AB or H Calculus
Integrated Math 5 H Pre-Calculus or Pre-Calculus
H PreCalc/PreCalc H Calculus/Calculus
integrated Math 4M College Prep Math or H PreCalc or PreCalc
Foundations Work Math Foundations of Living Math

Science

 Current Course   Next Year's Course
Honors Physics  AP Biology or AP Chemistry or AP Physics or AP Environmental Science
Honors Chemistry  Honors Physics
Chemistry Physics
Chem-Comm. Astronomy or Environmental or Marine Science
Astronomy Environmental or Astronomy 2 or Marine Science

Other things to consider:

  • Teachers will have conversations with you regarding their recommendations for your future course selection.

  • Review the PWHS Course Catalog. Click here to go to the PWHS Course Catalog online.

  • It is your responsibility to review the graduation requirements and be sure you will fulfill them. 

  • Consider your Career Pathway when selecting your courses as they should reflect your future goals.

  • Consider special programs like Dual Enrollment, Online Options and Internship.

  • AP classes are year‐long and cannot be dropped after the first three days of semester 1; No semester 2 drops.

  • Your senior schedule should be as rigorous as your previous schedules. 

  • You will be meeting with your counselor to review your selections and your graduation requirements in mid-March to early April.

Click here for a printable Quick Course Guide for Senior Year.