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Kathy Connelly

High School Counselor

College In The Schools

These college courses will be offered for the 2018-19 school year at Hayfield High School as CIS or College in the Schools.

BIOL 1220: GENERAL BIOLOGY I

4 Credits (.5 credit for high school)

Grading System A-F: Course offered through Riverland Community College, course offered first semester

 

This course is one of two introductory courses in biology. It is a cellular-based approach to the foundational principles of biology, and it addresses basic life processes at molecular, cellular, tissue, and organismal levels, principles of evolution, and interactions among organisms. (Prerequisites: None). (4 C/3 lect, 2 lab). MNTC: Goal 3/Natural Sciences, Goal 10/People and the Environment.

 

BIOL 1230: GENERAL BIOLOGY II

4 Credits (.5 credit for high school)

Grading System A-F: Course offered through Riverland Community College, course offered second semester

 

This course is one of two introductory biology courses. It is an organism-based study of the diversity of living organisms including the structure and function of organisms to incorporate how they carry out basic life processes (e.g., gas exchange, nutrition). Students study the comparative anatomy and physiology and the evolutionary history and relationships among organisms, addressing key adaptations to survival of selected organisms. (Prerequisites: None). (4 C/3 lect, 2 lab). MNTC: Goal 2/Critical Thinking, Goal 3/Natural Sciences.

 

 

COLLEGE ENGLISH will include two courses

 

ENGL 1101 – Composition I **Diploma with Distinction Course**

3 credits (0.5 credit for high school graduation)

Grading System A-F; Course offered through Riverland Community College, course offered first semester

Composition I

This is an introductory college writing course designed to help students develop effective writing skills for college level work.  Students learn to generate ideas and organize them into unified, coherent essays.  Methods of instruction vary, but most sections combine individual conferences and peer review with regular class meetings.  Prerequisites:  A grade of C or higher or appropriate placement score.

 

ENGL 1104 Composition II  **Diploma with Distinction Course**

3 credits (0.5 credit for high school graduation)

Grading System A-F; Course offered through Riverland Community College, course offered second semester

Composition II: Argument

This second semester composition course is designed as a continuation of ENGL 1101.  It teaches the skills needed to write clear and coherent essays using different modes of expository prose such as process, comparison and contrast, classification, and definition.  It will culminate in the study of argumentative writing in which the student learns to defend a position and argue a thesis with reason and evidence.  Prerequisite:  ENGL 1101

 

FSCI 1000 Principals of Food Science **Diploma with Distinction Course**

 

4 credits (0.5 credit for high school graduation)

Grading System A-F; Course offered through Riverland Community College

 

Principles of Food Science

This course is intended for the student interested in learning more about the basics of food preparation and production. This course will include a brief overview of scientific principles applied to food preparation and will cover the chemistry, microbiology, processing and nutritional aspects of food. The course will include both classroom and industry learning environments, and involve a variety of learning activities designed to highlight innovative and diverse ways for the production of safe, nutritious, and delicious food.

 

MATH 1110 – COLLEGE ALGEBRA **Diploma with Distinction Course**

3 credits (0.5 credit for high school graduation)

Grading System A-F; Course offered through Riverland Community College

 

This course covers the basics of college level algebra emphasizing understanding of the basic principles through investigation.  The topics covered range from a basic algebra review to exploration of linear, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions along with a study of rational expressions, inverse relations, function operations, complex numbers, and systems of equations.

 

MATH 1120 – TRIGONOMETRY **Diploma with Distinction Course**

4 credits (0.5 credit for high school graduation)

Grading System A-F; Course offered through Riverland Community College

 

This course builds on the computational, problem solving, and graphing skills learned in previous math courses.  The topics covered in this course include trigonometric ratios, functions, graphs, identities, equations, inverse trigonometric functions, solution of the general triangle and other applications, conic sections, polar coordinates, and complex numbers. Prerequisite: MATH 1110 or equivalent.

 

SPAN 2001 – INTERMEDIATE SPANISH l  **Diploma with Distinction Course**

4 credits (1 credit for high school graduation)

Grading System A-F; Course offered through Riverland Community College
This course presents a comprehensive review and continued development of speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in accordance with the ACTFL (American Council of Teachers of Foreign Language) standards.  It includes special emphasis on communicating ideas in conversation and in writing in order to increase proficiency.  Cultural materials develop an awareness and understanding of the arts, customs, history, culture and literature of Spanish-speaking people and countries throughout the world.  This study creates a comparison of cultural, social and linguistic differences and similarities.  This course also explores how the ideas and values of Spanish-speaking cultures are expressed in the arts and humanities within a social and historical context.  This course is intended for students who have successfully completed two years of high school Spanish.  This course will be one year and students can receive 4 credits through Riverland.

4 credits (1 credit for high school graduation)

MATH 2021 – FUNDAMENTALS OF STATISTICS **Diploma with Distinction Course**

Grading System A-F; Course offered through Riverland Community College

 

This course is an introduction of basic statistical methods including sampling, analyzing a research study, measures of central tendency and dispersion, probability, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing of means and proportions, Chi-square, analysis of variance, correlation, and regression.  The use of statistical software is included in this course. Prerequisite: Math 0660 or Math 0670 or qualifying score on placement test.
SPAN 2002 – INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II **Diploma with Distinction Course**

4 credits (1 credit for high school graduation)

Grading System A-F; Course offered through Riverland Community College

 

This course is designed for students who have completed Spanish 2001 or approximately three years of high school Spanish.  Course content focuses on strengthening speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in Spanish in accordance with the standards of ACTFL (American Council of Teachers of Foreign Languages).  Emphasis is placed on communicating ideas in conversation and composition.  Cultural and literary materials will develop an awareness and understanding of the arts, customs, history, culture and literature of Spanish-speaking people and countries throughout the world.  Extensive study creates a comparison of the cultural, social and linguistic differences and similarities. This course is 1 year and students will receive 4 college credits from Riverland.