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Aerobic Fitness | Course #7125 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
This course is designed to help individuals become physically fit through continuous movement activities to music.
Athletics: Sports Participation | Course #7201-7202 | Credits (PST, ILA) | Grades 9-12 | Credits .25/season/sport
Recommended Prerequisite: Coach Approval
This course is for students who compete on athletic teams.
Cheerleading/Songleading | Course #7203 | Credits (E) | Grades 10-12 | Credits 1.0
Recommended Prerequisite: Audition
This course is designed for cheerleaders/songleaders who are elected or selected according to school constitutions.
Coaching Philosophy and Referee | Course #7230 | Credits (E) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
This physical education class will cover the core curriculum set forth by the Utah Office of Education. Students will be college and career ready, as demonstrated by the ability to plan and teach different types of sports, demonstrate competency of rules and strategy associated with athletics. Students will model appropriate behavior and understand the importance of sportsmanship while engaging in athletics. Students will create their personal coaching philosophy and engage in refereeing multiple sports with a basic knowledge of the rules and strategies of the game.
College Athletics Prep | Course #7221 (ILA) | Credits | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
The course will focus on enhancing study skills, identifying academic as well as athletic weakness, developing training schedules, goal-setting, improving athletic and competitive skills and self-marketing. Understanding the recruitment process, securing scholarships and other sources of funding for higher education will also be covered.
Consumer Health (Health Education 2) | Course #7100 | Credits (HE) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
This course emphasizes the physical, social, and mental health dimensions people make in their lives and offers students an opportunity to evaluate health practices, products, and services.
Dance 1 | Course #7140 (A, ILA) | Credits | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5/1.0
This course offers instruction in the basic fundamentals of dance techniques and composition.
Dance 2 | Course #7141 (A, ILA) | Credits | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5/1.0
Recommended Prerequisite: Dance 1 or Instructor approval
This class teaches intermediate dance technique with emphasis on techniques, choreography, and improvisation.
Dance 3 | Course #7142 | Credits (A, ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5/1.0
Recommended Prerequisite: Dance 2 or Instructor approval
This is an advanced course in dance technique, with further development of skills in choreography and composition. There will be performances outside of class time that are part of the course requirements, and they will constitute a portion of the grade.
(Pre) Dance Company | Course #7149 | Credits (A, ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits 1.0
Recommended Prerequisite: Audition
This is an advanced level course that builds off of Dance 3. This course builds dance knowledge in skills such as technique, choreography, and performance. This course will mostly focus on performance and creating student choreography while using such elements such as time, space and energy. There are opportunities to perform outside of class time throughout the semester.
Dance Company | Course #7143 | Credits (A, ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5/1.0
Recommended Prerequisite: Audition
This is a performing group where members refine skills in all forms of dance and choreography. School and community performances are given throughout the year. Performances as well as rehearsals outside of the regular school day are required and constitute a portion of the course grade.
Dance Conditioning - Zumba | Course #7152 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
A beginning level course that incorporates both theory and practice for the dance student interested in conditioning through dance. Zumba is a fusion of Latin rhythms and easy-to-follow aerobic moves. It utilizes the principles of interval and resistance training to maximize fat burning and total body toning.
Drill Team | Course #7204 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits 1.0
Recommended Prerequisite: Audition
This course will cover the rehearsal and performance aspect of various dance styles and students will learn the elements of performance, choreography and production. The team creates routine based on precision dance movements and may perform at athletic events promoting school spirit through performances and other extracurricular activities.
Fitness for Life | Course #7120 | Credits (FL) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
This class is required for graduation.
This course is designed for continued physical fitness improvement with an increased understanding of the components that make up fitness i.e., heart/lung fitness, strength, flexibility, muscle endurance, weight control/nutrition, and stress management.
Hip Hop 1 | Course #7155 | Credits (A. ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
Through the implementation of the state core curriculum, students are taught technique, elements of dance, and the choreographic process. Students are required to meet performance based assessments, self-evaluations, peer evaluations, teacher evaluations, and visual data collection standards. They are also taught the history and culture behind each dance form and use this knowledge to apply historical impact to their dancing.
Hip Hop 2 | Course #7156 | Credits (A, ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
Recommended Prerequisite: Hip Hop 1
In this course, students have experiences that deepen their understanding and implementation of the core curriculum and previous learning in Hip Hop 1. Higher level technique skills are implemented.
Exploring Health Sciences | Course #7101 | Credits (CTE, HE) | Grades 10-12 | Credits 1.0
Health Science is a class that acquaints students with a wide variety of careers in the health fields. Students learn basic anatomy, medical terminology, C.P.R., first aid, vital signs, ethics, job skills, etc. Health Science is not required but is recommended as a preparatory class for all medical related classes at the Jordan Technical Center. This full year class fulfills the required health credit for graduation from Jordan School District. Participation in your local HOSA or SkillsUSA chapter is strongly recommended.
Lifetime Sports | Course #7121 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
This course offers instruction and practice in the fundamentals of golf, archery, tennis, badminton, table-tennis, bowling, pickleball, spikeball, and other similar sport activities.
Powerlifting | Course #7132 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5/1.0
Recommended Prerequisite: Instructor approval
This is an advanced weight training course that offers instruction in heavy powerlifting routines. It stresses strength, weight gains, and flexibility for injury prevention and agility. The course is designed to offer a higher level of proficiency and more in-depth instruction in weight training. Students learn that weight training is a fitness activity with many benefits, including improving personal health, increasing longevity, and quality of life through the reduction of stress. Through focused instruction, students are able to identify the benefits and dangers of various dietary supplements such as vitamins, minerals, herbs, power drinks, steroids, and performance enhancing drugs.
Social/Ballroom Dance 1 | Course #7144 | Credits (A, ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5/1.0
This course offers instruction and practice in the basic social dance steps, rhythms, and techniques. The following dances may be included: foxtrot, cha-cha, waltz, swing, mambo, western swing, and western line dance. Performances and rehearsals outside of the regular school day may be required and will constitute a portion of the course grade.
Social/Ballroom Dance 2 | Course #7145 | Credits (A, ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5/1.0
Recommended Prerequisite: Social/Ballroom Dance 1 or Instructor approval
This is an intermediate course offering instruction and practice in intermediate ballroom dance steps, rhythms and techniques. Performances as well as rehearsals outside the school day are required and will constitute a portion of the course grade.
Social/Ballroom Dance 3 | Course #7150 | Credits (A, ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
Recommended Prerequisite: Ballroom Dance 2 or Instructor approval
This course offers further study and more in-depth work with the elements of design, dance choreography, and technique. Along with expanding the student’s repertoire in various dance styles, students will also be required to choreograph and perform as a group. Students will also review the work of other performers and learn how to analyze the purpose and meaning in a dance piece as well as give constructive feedback.
Social/Ballroom Performing 3 | Course #7151 | Credits (A, ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5/1.0
Recommended Prerequisite: Audition or Instructor approval
This course offers advanced instruction in the elements of design, dance, choreography, and technique (ballroom and other forms) with an emphasis in performance. This course expands the student’s experience with critical thinking and learning how to artistically infuse concepts like historical and cultural contexts within their performance. Students are expected to work as team members and manifest a higher level of technique and artistry in their performance. This course offers a strong focus on self/group analysis, creativity and what it means to be a responsible partner and performer; as well as the steps necessary in preparing an actual dance performance.
Sports Performance | Course #7220 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
This course is designed to introduce students to mental fitness in healthy lifestyles and athletics. Students will explore sports and athletic preparation, competition, and training.
Team Sports | Course #7110 | Credits (PST, ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
This course is designed to teach sports which require group participation and cooperation.
Basketball 1 | Course #7111 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
This course offers instruction and practice in the fundamentals of basketball. Not for students on the school basketball team.
Volleyball 1 | Course #7113 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
This course offers instruction and practice in the fundamentals of volleyball. Not open to students who have played on the school volleyball team.
Volleyball 2 | Course #7114 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 11, 12 | Credits .5
Recommended Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Volleyball and/or Instructor approval
This course is a continuation of the fundamentals of volleyball emphasizing further development of offensive and defensive strategies, effective teamwork, and sportsmanship.
Weight Training 1 | Course #7130 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
This course is designed as an introduction to proper weightlifting techniques and includes the development of individual programs that develop body tone, muscle strength, and physical conditioning.
Weight Training 2 | Course #7131 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
Recommended Prerequisite: Weight Training 1 or Instructor approval
This course is a continuation of Weight Training 1, emphasizing further development of programs that develop body tone, muscle strength, and physical condition.
Yoga 1 | Course #7126 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 10-12 | Credits .5
This class focuses on structural alignment, increase of strength and flexibility. It will deepen a student's awareness of breath and the role it has in generating energy and stamina in one’s mind and body. The course will also incorporate techniques for stress relief, and enhance one’s physical performance by teaching students how to connect breath, organ systems, physiology and anatomy all together.
Yoga 2 | Course #7127 | Credits (ILA) | Grades 11-12 | Credits .5
This class will heighten and increase the foundational elements established in Yoga 1: Structural alignment, flexibility, coordination, balance, muscle tone and strength, circulatory and cardiovascular health, and improving athletic performance. This course will assist the student in developing advanced techniques in stress relief. The use of breath will be used to create unity in the body and mind as well as develop focus and the ability to live in the present.
A = Fine Arts
AAF-M = Applied, Advanced Foundation Math
AAF-S = Applied, Advanced Foundation Science
BS = Biological Science
CS = Chemistry Science
DS = Digital Studies
CTE = Career and Technical Education
E = Electives
ES = Earth Science
F = Financial Literacy
WG = World Geography
HE = Health Education
ILA = Individual Lifetime Activities
ELA = English Language Arts
FL = Fitness for Life
M = Mathematics
PS = Physical Science
PST = Participation Skills & Techniques
Sr. ELA= Senior English Language Arts
S = Foundation/Core Science
WH = World History
USH = US History
USGC = US Government & Citizenship