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Courses

Taylion offers a wide variety of courses. Below is a complete list of our Course Catalog. You can also view all course descriptions here.

Language Arts
Freshman – English I (Semesters 1 & 2)
Sophomore – English II (Semesters 1 & 2)
Junior – English III (Semesters 1 & 2)
Senior – English IV (Semesters 1 & 2)

Math
Freshman – Algebra I (Semesters 1 & 2)
Sophomore – Geometry (Semesters 1 & 2)
Junior – Algebra II (Semesters 1 & 2)
Senior – (1 credit required) Options:
Math Models (Semesters 1 & 2)
PreCalculus (Semesters 1 & 2)
Financial Literacy (1 Semester Only)
Personal & Family Finance (1 Semester Only)

Social Studies
Freshman – World History (Semesters 1 & 2)
Sophomore – U.S. History (Semesters 1 & 2)
Junior – Government (1 Semester Only)
Senior – Economics (1 Semester Only)

Science
Freshman – Environmental Science (Semesters 1 & 2)
Sophomore – Biology  (Semesters 1 & 2)
Junior – 1 credit required (options):
Chemistry (Semesters 1 & 2)
Physics (Semesters 1 & 2)
Physical Science (Semesters 1 & 2)
Aquatic Science (Semesters 1 & 2) – Prerequisites: Biology and Chemistry or concurrent enrollment

Electives
Electives, *CTE & *Fine Arts
*Advertising & Sales Promotion
African American Studies
*Agriscience I – Intro to Agriscience
*Agriscience II – Sustaining Human Life
Anthropology I – Uncovering Human Mysteries
Anthropology II – More Human Mysteries Uncovered
Archaeology – Detectives of the Past
*Art History (Semesters 1 & 2)
*Art in World Cultures
Astronomy
Biotechnology – Unlocking Nature’s Secrets
*Business Communication
*Careers in Criminal Justice
*Child Development (Semesters 1 & 2)
*Concepts of Engineering & Technology
*Cosmetology – Cutting Edge Styles
Creative Writing
Criminology – Inside the Criminal Mind
*Culinary Arts
*Digital Arts
*Digital Photography I – Creating Images with Impact
*Digital Photography II – Discovering Your Creative Potential
*Early Childhood Education
ECAP – REQUIRED
*Entrepreneurship – Starting Your Business
Environmental Systems (Semesters 1 & 2)
*Essentials of Business
Ethics

Electives continued
*Fashion & Interior Design
Forensic Science I – Secrets of the Dead
Forensic Science II – More Secrets of the Dead
Forestry & Natural Resources
*Game Design I
*Game Design II
Geography
Gothic Literature – Monster Stories
Great Minds in Science – Ideas for a New Generation
Gym Credit
Health – Life Management
Health Science I – The Whole Individual
Health Science II – Patient Care & Medical Services
History of the Holocaust
*Hospitality & Tourism – Traveling the Globe
Human Geography – Our Global Identity
*International Business – Global Commerce in the 21st Century
*Journalism – Investigating the Truth
Law & Order – Introduction to Legal Studies
Literary Genres (Semesters 1 & 2)
Logic I
*Manufacturing – Product Design & Innovation
Marine Science – Secrets of the Deep Blue
Media Studies
*Military Careers
*Music Appreciation
Mythology & Folklore – Legendary Tales
National Security
Nutrition & Wellness
Peer Counseling
Personal Fitness
Personal Psychology I – The Road to Self-Discovery
Personal Psychology II – Living in a Complex World
Philosophy – The Big Picture
Physical Education
Principles of Agriculture, Food & Natural Resources
Principles of Public Service – To Serve & Protect
Psychology (Semesters 1 & 2)
Public Speaking
Real World Parenting
Renewable Technologies
Research
*Restaurant Management
Social Media – Our Connected World V2
Social Problems I – A World in Crisis
Social Problems II – Crisis, Conflicts & Challenges
Sociology I – The Study of Human Relationships
Sociology II – Your Social Life
Speech
*Sports & Entertainment Marketing
The Lord of the Rings – An Exploration of the Films & Their Literary Influences
*Theater, Cinema & Film Production
*Veterinary Sciences – The Care of Animals
Volunteer/Community Service Credit
Women’s Studies – A Personal Journey Through Film
Work Credit
World Geography (Semesters 1 & 2)
World Religions – Exploring Diversity

Required Credits

The table below shows the minimum credits required for high school graduation with Taylion and the state of Arizona. For more information please visit the Arizona Department of Education’s website.

English 4 credits
Math 4 credits
Science 3 credits
Social Studies 3 credits
CTE/Fine Art 1 credits
Electives 7 credits
Total 22 credits


(*) Math courses shall consist of Algebra 1A and 1B, Geometry A and B, Algebra 2A and 2B (or its equivalent) and  2 additional courses with significant math content as determined by district governing boards or charter schools.

(**) Three credits of science in preparation for proficiency at the high school level.

(***) Must include a completed ECAP portfolio.