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Plymouth Whitemarsh High School

Quick Course Guide for Senior Year (11th to 12th)

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

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


 Current Course   Next Year's Course
English 4L English 5L
English 4 English 5
English 4H English 5H American or English 5H Contemporary or AP English Literature or AP English Language
AP English Language AP English Literature

Social Studies

Current Course Next Year's Course
Global Understanding American Civics
Modern World History US Government or H US Government
H Western Civilization H US Government or AP US Government
AP European History AP US Government


Current Course Next Year's Course
Integrated Math 4M College Prep Math or Integrated Math 5
Integrated Math 5 H Pre-Calculus or Pre-Calculus
Pre-Calculus H Calculus or Calculus
Integrated Math 5H H Calculus or Calculus or AP Calculus AB
or IB Math Analysis
Pre AP Calculus BC AP Calculus BC


 Current Course * Next Year's Course
Chemistry Physics or Honors Physics
Honors Chemistry Honors Physics
AP Biology Honors Physics
Honors Physics AP Physics or AP Chemistry or AP Biology
or AP Environmental

* NOTE: most students will have received the required 4 science credits at this time and may not be required to take science in grade 12.

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.

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

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

  • Consider special programs like Dual Enrollment, Online Options and Internship.

  • AP classes are year‐long.The Add/Drop period is only the first three days of Semester 1. No AP drops or changes are permitted during Semester 2. 

  • Your senior schedule should be as rigorous as your previous schedules. 

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