Required Courses List


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Each grade has set courses required for all students. This page gives you a short list of those courses. For more information, visit the descriptions page.

If you are enrolled in DLI (Dual-Language Immersion) or ALPS (Advanced Learning Placement for Students), those requirements differ slightly.

7th Grade

All 7th Grade students should plan to take the following classes:

  • Integrated Science 7 (1 credit)
  • Utah Studies (0.5 – 1 credit) (Info on yearlong option)
  • Language Arts 7 OR Language Arts 7 Honors (1 credit)
  • A Math Class (1 credit)
  • Fitness 7 OR Yoga 7 OR Dance 1 (0.5 credit) (Provide your own lock)
  • College and Career Awareness (1 credit)
  • Reading (1 credit)
  • 0.5 – 1.5 Credit of Electives

(Students who demonstrate proficiency in Reading will replace that credit with Electives. Email patricia.bronson@jordandistrict.org  for information on Reading testing.)

7th Grade ALPS

All 7th Grade ALPS students should plan to take the following classes:

  • ALPS Integrated Science 7 (1 credit)
  • ALPS Utah Studies (0.5 credit)
  • ALPS Language Arts 7 (1 credit)
  • 7th Math, 7th Math H  OR  8th Math H  (1 credit)
  • Fitness 7 OR  Yoga 7 OR Dance 1 (0.5 credit) (Provide your own lock)
  • College and Career Awareness Courses (1 credit)
  • 2 Credits of Electives

7th Grade DLI

  • Spanish DLI 3H  (1 credit)
  • Integrated Science 7 (1 credit)
  • Utah Studies (0.5 – 1 credit)
  • Language Arts 7 OR Language Arts 7 Honors(1 credit)
  • A Math Class (1 credit)
  • Fitness 7 OR  Yoga 7 OR  Dance 1 (0.5 credit) (Provide your own lock)
  • College and Career Awareness (1 credit)
  • Reading (1 credit)
  • Spanish DLI Culture & Media (0.5 credits per semester – optional, but recommended)
  • Possibly some Elective credit(s). Contact your counselor for more information.

(Students who demonstrate proficiency in Reading will replace that credit with Elective(s). Email patricia.bronson@jordandistrict.org  for information on Reading testing.)


8th Grade

8th Grade students should plan to take the following classes:

  • Integrated Science 8 OR Integrated Science 8 Honors (1 credit)
  • U.S. History OR U.S. History Honors (1 credit)
  • Language Arts 8 OR Language Arts 8 Honors (1 credit)
  • A Math class (1 credit)
  • Fitness 8 OR Yoga OR Dance (0.5 credit) (provide your own lock)
  • Health (0.5 credit)
  • Reading (1 credit)
  • 1-2 Credit of Electives

(Students who demonstrate proficiency in Reading will replace that credit with Elective(s). Email patricia.bronson@jordandistrict.org  for information on Reading testing.)

8th Grade ALPS

8th Grade ALPS students should plan to take the following classes:

  • ALPS Integrated Science 8 (1 credit)
  • ALPS U.S. History (1 credit)
  • ALPS Language Arts 8 (1 credit)
  • A Math class (1 credit)
  • Health (0.5 credit)
  • Fitness 8 OR Yoga OR Dance (0.5 credit) (Provide your own lock)
  • 2 credits of Electives

8th Grade DLI

8th Grade DLI students should plan to take the following classes:

  • Spanish DLI 4H (1 credit)
  • Integrated Science 8 OR Integrated Science 8 Honors (1 credit)
  • U.S. History OR U.S. History Honors (1 credit)
  • Language Arts 8 OR Language Arts 8 Honors (1 credit)
  • A Math class (1 credit)
  • Fitness 8 OR Yoga OR Dance (0.5 credit) (provide your own lock)
  • Health (0.5 credit)
  • Reading (1 credit)
  • Spanish DLI Culture & Media (0.5 credits per semester – optional, but recommended)
  • Possibly some Elective credit(s). Contact your counselor for more information.

(Students who demonstrate proficiency in Reading will replace that credit with Elective(s). Email patricia.bronson@jordandistrict.org  for information on Reading testing.)


9th Grade

  • A Science class (1 credit)
  • A Social Studies class (1 credit) – (AP Geography Intro Video)
  • A Language Arts class (1 credit)
  • A Math class (1 credit) 
  • PST -Participation Skills and Techniques/PE (0.5 credit) (Provide your own lock)
  • 2.5 credits of Elective Credits

9th Grade DLI

  • Spanish DLI 5H AP (1 credit)
  • Spanish DLI Culture & Media (0.5 credits per semester – optional, but recommended if 4 semesters not completed in 7th & 8th grade)
  • A Science class (1 credit)
  • A Social Studies class (1 credit) – (AP Geography Intro Video)
  • A Language Arts class (1 credit)
  • A Math class (1 credit) 
  • PST -Participation Skills and Techniques/PE (0.5 credit) (Provide your own lock)
  • 1.5 credits of Elective Credits