High school course descriptions

Use the graduation charts to determine how many credits you will need for a particular subject area. Then view the course descriptions to determine which courses best fit your personal graduation plan.

Graduation charts

The number and type of required credits for graduation is based on the year you entered high school. 

2014-2015 school year or later:

PDF icon Foundation Plan graduation chart

Prior to the 2014-2015 school year:

PDF icon 4x4 graduation chart

Legend

Icons are used to indicate course category and the type of grade points each course receives.

PDF icon Course descriptions legend

Course options and descriptions

Air Force National Defense Cadet Corps

AFNDCC course descriptions

Athletics

Athletics course option chart

Career & Technical Education (CTE)

See CTE course descriptions and endorsement pathways in the box below.

English Language Arts (ELA)

ELA course option chart

ELA course descriptions

Health

Health course descriptions

Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

LOTE course descriptions

Mathematics

Math course option chart

Math course descriptions

 

Career and Technical Education (CTE)

Nondiscrimination statement: Garland Independent School District in support of school districts and Career and Technical Education Programs, does not discriminate on the basis of sex, disability, race, color, age or national origin in its educational programs, activities, or employment as required by Title IX, Section 504 and Title VI.