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PDCE Courses

All PDCE courses are 18 unit courses with the exception of the World Language and Math Courses, which are available as either 18 or 36 unit courses. 18 unit courses earn 4.5 CEUs and 36 unit courses earn 9 CEUs. Courses requiring an additional course fee are indicated by an asterisk (*) after the course title.

World Languages
  • French I
    Develop knowledge and skills to begin communicating in French
  • French II
    Participate in simple conversational situations using sentences and groups of sentences
  • French III
    Initiate and sustain conversations by making statements, asking questions, and giving appropriate responses
  • French IV
    Speak and write the target language using coherent paragraphs
  • Latin I
    Develop knowledge and skills to begin communicating in Latin
  • Spanish I
    Develop knowledge and skills to begin communicating in Spanish
  • Spanish II
    Participate in simple conversational situations using sentences and groups of sentences
  • Spanish III
    Initiate and sustain conversations by making statements, asking questions, and giving appropriate responses
  • Spanish IV
    Speak and write the target language using coherent paragraphs
Business/Technology
  • Business Math
    Learn to use Math concepts in real-world situations
  • Applications
    Explore the evolution of the computer and the contributions of many early inventors
  • Introduction to the Internet
    Learn to use the Internet for school and personal reasons 
  • Microsoft Excel 2007*
    This course will cover the main features of Microsoft’s Excel software
  • Microsoft PowerPoint 2007*
    This course has been designed to help you learn to use the main features of Microsoft’s PowerPoint software
  • Microsoft Word 2007*
    Microsoft Word is a computer program that will help you create documents and communicate your thoughts more effectively
  • Digital Skills
  • Skills needed to be successful as digital citizens in a global economy
Math
  • Advanced Math
    Explore pre-calculus topics
  • Algebra I
    Connect physical, verbal, and symbolic representations of the real number system
  • Algebra II
    Begin by reviewing basic algebra and geometry topics
  • Calculus
    Cover topics similar to the topics explored in an entry-level College Calculus course offered at most colleges or universities
  • Geometry
    Define geometric figures; describe and apply the properties of similar and congruent figures; and justify conjectures involving similarity and congruence
Writing/Fine Arts
  • Art History
    Learn to use the elements of art and the principles of design
  • Greek Mythology
    Myths focusing on major Greek gods, goddesses, and heroes
  • Introduction to Theatre I
    Study theatre from its origins to a modern day opening night
  • Music Appreciation
    The music and culture from each designated period in the timeline of music history
  • Poetry
    Read and analyze poems and use the writing process to respond to poems
  • Renaissance Art
    Learn how all types of tricks and illusions were created to change the way paintings and sculpture were viewed forever
  • Roman Mythology
    An introduction to Roman Mythology
  • Short Stories
    Read, analyze and use the writing process to respond to Short Stories
Citizenship/Living
  • Citizenship
    Focus on current events and recent history
  • Economics
    Personal economic responsibilities are highlighted in this course
  • Government
    This course focuses on the historic roots of the political system and how it has changed over time
  • Family Living
    Budgeting, writing checks, and examining consumer issues will prepare you for working with finances
  • Financial Literacy
    Learn personal financial planning, budgeting, banking, using credit wisely, how to protect your money, making money, consumersim, investing and philanthropy
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