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Plymouth Whitemarsh High School

Quick Course Guide for Junior Year (10th to 11th)

Click here for a printable Quick Course Guide for Junior Year.

Locate your current course and identify the course for next year in the box to the right of it. 

English

Current Course       Next Year's Course
English 3L English 4L
English 3 English 4
English 3H English 4H or AP English Language or AP English Literature

Social Studies

Current Course Next Year's Course
American History Global Understanding
Global Studies Modern World History or H Western Civilization
H Global Studies H Western Civilization or 1B Social and Cultural Anthropology 11 or AP European History
AP Human Geography AP European History

Math

Current Course Next Year's Course
Integrated Math 3L Career & Financial Management
Integrated Math 3M Integrated Math 4 or College Prep
Integrated Math 4  Integrated Math 5 or Precalculus
Integrated Math 4H Integrated Math 5H or Honors Calculus or
Pre AB Calucus BC
 

Science

 Current Course   Next Year's Course
Applied Biology Astronomy or Chemistry in Community or Environmental Science
or Marine Science
Chemistry Physics or Honors Physics
Honors Chemistry Honors Physics or AB Biology or AP Chemistry or AP Environmental

Other things to consider:

  • Teachers will have conversations with you regarding their recommendations for your future course selection.

  • Review the PWHS Course Catalog. Click here to go to the PWHS Course Catalog online.

  • You must take Health and Fitness 2 if you did not take it in 10th grade.

  • World Language should be continued if you are doing well in it.

  • Your junior year schedule should be as rigorous as your previous years’ schedules.

  • Continue to challenge yourself by scheduling rigorous courses aligned to your career path.

  • AP classes are year‐long and cannot be dropped after the first three days of semester 1; No semester 2 drops.

  • It is your responsibility to review the graduation requirements and be sure you will fulfill them. 

  • You will be meeting with your counselor to review your selections and your graduation requirements in mid-March to early April.