Course Map 2021–2022

The Course Map is designed to provide a quick guide to the classes necessary for graduation by grade.

Arts

One year. Those applying to UC or Cal State college must choose both semesters in the same discipline (music, radio, theater, or visual arts).

Grade 9–Grade 12

•Music: Chorus, Advanced Choir, Guitar 1, Rock Band, Songwriting & Music Production, String Orchestra, Symphonic Band, AP Music Theory
•Radio & Media Arts: Intro Radio & Media, Advanced Radio & Media
•Theater: Principles of Acting, Improv, Acting for the Camera, Advanced Acting
•Visual Arts: Ceramics, Drawing & 2D Design, Filmmaking, Photography, Ceramics 1, Ceramics 2, Art 1: Drawing & 2D, Art 2: Drawing & 2D, Art 2: Architecture, Digital Art & Photography 1, Digital Art and Photography 2, AP Art: Drawing & 2D, Making Movies 1, Advanced Making Movies, Darkroom
•Music Lessons: Instrumental or Vocal Music Lessons (do not fulfill the arts requirement)

English

Four years. English must be taken at Stevenson during every semester.

Grade 9

•English 1
Introduction to Literary Studies

•Journalism

Newspaper or Yearbook (these courses do not fulfill the English requirement)

Grade 10

•English 2/English 2 Honors
Language and Power

•Journalism

Newspaper or Yearbook (these courses do not fulfill the English requirement)

Grade 11

•English 3/English 3 Honors
Voices of American Literature

•Journalism

Newspaper or Yearbook (these courses do not fulfill the English requirement)

Grade 12

•Semester English Courses/AP English

•Journalism

Newspaper or Yearbook (these courses do not fulfill the English requirement)

History

Three years, including one year of US History.

Grade 9

•Introduction to Historical Studies

Grade 10

•The Modern World
•AP World History

Grade 11

•US History
•AP US History
•AP Art History

Grade 12

•State of the World
•Semester History Courses
•AP Economics
•AP Art History

Math

Three years.

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Science

Three years.

Grade 9

•Principles of Scientific Inquiry
•Computer Science Courses (these do not fulfill the science requirement)—
•Introduction to Computer Science
•Programming Methodology

Grade 10

•Science 2
•Science 2 Honors
•Computer Science Courses (these do not fulfill the science requirement)—
•Introduction to Computer Science
•Programming Methodology

Grade 11–Grade 12

•Semester Science Courses
•Intro to Engineering Design
•Intro to Mechatronics Engineering
•Physics Honors
•AP Biology
•AP Chemistry
•AP Environmental Science
•AP Physics C
•Computer Science Courses (these do not fulfill the science requirement)—
•Introduction to Computer Science
•Programming Methodology

World Languages

Grade 9–Grade 12

•French 1–4
•Japanese 1–4
•Latin 1–4
•Spanish 1–5
(Honors courses are offered at levels 2–3, and AP courses at level 4 in each language.)
(Chinese courses are offered only to students who took Chinese at Stevenson in 2020–2021.)

Course offerings are sometimes adjusted based on student needs brought to light by the registration process.
Under-enrolled courses may be closed or postponed to a future year.
Revised 2/8/2021