AAD and Other Exceptional Education Courses and Descriptions

  • Alternate Academic Diploma Courses and Descriptions

    Students with qualifying exceptionalities as documented in an IEP may earn credits towards the AAD diploma in the following courses. Please see Alternate Academic Diploma for diploma requirements.

    English (AAD)

    Alternate Academic Diploma - English I (S01H00) - This course is designed to replace or correspond with English I and focus on a student’s functional literacy- speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 9

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: NA

    Maximum Credit: 1

    Alternate Academic Diploma- English II (S01H01)- This course is designed to replace or correspond with English II and focus on a student’s functional literacy- speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 10

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: AAD English I

    Maximum Credit: 1

    Alternate Academic Diploma - English III (S01H02) – 

    This course is designed to replace or correspond with English III and focus on a student’s functional literacy- speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 11

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: AAD English I and AAD English II

    Maximum Credit: 1

    Alternate Academic Diploma - English IV (S01H03) –

    This course is designed to replace or correspond English IV and focus on a student’s functional literacy- speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 12

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: AAD English I,  AAD English II, AAD English III

    Maximum Credit: 1

     Mathematics (AAD)

    Alternate Academic Diploma- Algebra I (S02H00) - This course is designed to replace or correspond with Algebra I and focus on a student’s mathematical computation and reasoning skills with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 9

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: NA

    Maximum Credit: 1

     Alternate Academic Diploma - Geometry I (S02H02)- This course is designed to replace or correspond with Geometry and focus on a student’s mathematical computation and reasoning skills with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 10

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: AAD Algebra I

    Maximum Credit: 1

     Alternate Academic Diploma - Algebra II (S02H01) - This course is designed to replace or correspond with Algebra II and focus on a student’s mathematical computation and reasoning skills with a modified curriculum.     

    Grade Level: 11

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: AAD Geometry

    Maximum Credit: 1

     Alternate Academic Diploma – Applied Mathematical Concepts (S02H03) - This course is designed to replace or correspond with Applied Math and focus on a student’s mathematical computation and reasoning skills with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 12

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: AAD Algebra II

    Maximum Credit: 1

    Science (AAD)

    Alternate Academic Diploma - Earth & Space Science (S03H01) - This course is designed to replace or correspond with Earth cand Space Science, Geology, and Ecology and to focus on a student’s understanding of earth and space with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 9 or 11

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: NA

    Maximum Credit: 1

     Alternate Academic Diploma- Biology I (S03H02) - This course is designed to replace or correspond with Biology and to focus on a student’s understanding of living organisms with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 10

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: NA

    Maximum Credit: 1

    Alternate Academic Diploma - Physical Science (S03H00) - This course is designed to replace or correspond with Physical Science and to focus on a student’s understanding of matter and energy with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 9 or 11

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: NA

    Maximum Credit: 1

     

    Social Studies (AAD)

    Alternate Academic Diploma - World History & Geography (S04H00) - This course is designed to replace or correspond with Physical Science and to focus on a student’s understanding of civilizations throughout world history with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 9

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: NA

    Maximum Credit: 1

    Alternate Academic Diploma - U.S. History & Geography (S04H01) - This course is designed to replace or correspond with Physical Science and to focus on a student’s understanding of U.S. history from industrialization to current with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 11

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: NA

    Maximum Credit: 1

    Alternate Academic Diploma - Personal Finance (S25H02) - This course is designed to replace or correspond with Personal Finance and to focus on a student’s understanding of budgeting, saving, and investing with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 12

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: NA

    Maximum Credit: 1

    Alternate Academic Diploma – Economics (S04H03) - This course is designed to replace or correspond with Economics and to focus on a student’s understanding of economics with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 12

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: NA

    Maximum Credit: 1

     Alternate Academic Diploma - U.S Government & Civics (S25H00) - This course is designed to replace U.S. Government and to focus on a student’s understanding of U.S. government and civics with a modified curriculum.

    Grade Level: 12

    Minimum Credit: .5

    Prerequisite: NA

    Maximum Credit: 1

     

    Other Exceptional Education Approved Courses:

    Principles of Transition: Introduction to Self-determination (S25X28)

    Principles of Transition: Focus on Adulthood (S25H03)

    Principles of Transition: Planning for Postsecondary (S25H04)

    Work-Based Learning: Special Education Transition (S25H01)

    S25H05 AAD Work-Based Learning

    Special Education Intervention (S25X27)

    S02H04 Comprehensive Program Grade 9-12 (Math)

    S03H03 Comprehensive Program Grade 9-12 (Science)

    S04H04 Comprehensive Program Grade 9-12 (Social Studies)

    S01H04 Comprehensive Program Grade 9-12 (English Language Arts)

    S25X08 Speech Program Grades 7-12

    S25X16 Language Program Grades 7-12

    S25X02 Vision Programs Grades 7-12

    S25X20 Hearing/Deaf Ed Program Grades 7-12 - Inclusion

    S25X05 Hearing/Deaf Ed Program Grades 7-12

    OTHER

    S25X21 Completion of Partial SE Schedule

    S25X22 Completion of Partial SE Schedule