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 plan

See the number and type of required credits for graduation on the Foundation Plan graduation program page.


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

Course descriptions legend

Course options and descriptions

Air Force National Defense Cadet Corps

AFNDCC course descriptions


Athletics course option chart (coming soon)

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 course descriptions

Languages Other Than English (LOTE)

LOTE course descriptions


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.