2022-23 Senior Course Recommendations


By Alicia Malek, Academics Editor

With course registrations coming up, it is important to be aware of the options. Registering for freshman, sophomore and junior year may have been simple as there are not as many different classes to choose from. However, senior year offers a wide range of courses.

Not all available courses are listed below. 

Eight English credits are required for graduation, and there are multiple course options to fill it. Some of the courses include: 

One semester

  • College Preparatory English
  • College Prep – Literature and Moral Conflict
  • College Prep – Literature of Peace and Non-Violence
  • College Prep – Literature of Sports & American Culture
  • College Prep – Social Justice and Equity
  • College Prep – Women and Gender Studies in Literature
  • College Prep – World Literature
  • Asian American Literature
  • Bible and Mythology
  • Images of Literature
  • Journalism
  • Digital Storytelling

Two semesters

  • AP English Literature
  • Newspaper Production
  • Broadcast Production
  • Yearbook Production

Only six credits are required for science, social studies, and math, but additional classes are available.


One semester:

  • Zoology
  • Forensic Science

Two semesters:

  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Physics 1
  • AP Physics C
  • AP Environmental Science
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Astronomy and Modern Physics
  • Health Careers / Medical Terminology
  • Basic Nurse Assistant
  • Science Research Topics
  • STEM Inquiry and Research (SIR)

Social Studies

One semester:

  • Asian-American Studies
  • World Religions
  • Global Problems
  • Sociology
  • World War II
  • Law
  • Black and LatinX Studies
  • Psychology

Two semesters:

  • AP Government and Politics
  • AP Psychology
  • AP Economics
  • AP European History


  • Calculus
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Calculus AB/BC
  • Post Calculus
  • Mathematical Modeling and Research

Additionally, students must receive Physical Welfare credits for each semester that they attend at D219. Options for seniors include:

  • Varsity PE
  • Aerobics
  • PE Leaders
  • Adventure Ed
  • Dance
  • Strength & Conditioning
  • Individual and Team Sports
  • Integrated PE

If you haven’t met all of your graduation requirements yet, it is important to do so either during summer school or senior year. Courses include:

Consumer Ed: Consumer Ed or Business & Technology 1 & 2

Public Speaking: Public Speaking, Theatre Workshop, Intro to Debate, Debate, or Digital Storytelling

Civics: Civics or AP Government and Politics

For more information on all of the courses offered, check out the 2022-2023 Student Coursebook.