PVHS-CREST Programs of Study

CREST Graduation Requirements

Graduate with Distinction: Students are awarded the CREST (Center for Research in Engineering, Science, and Technology) graduation cord and CREST seal on diploma: Students must successfully complete the full CREST Program of Study for their strand. This includes all Math and Science courses at the honors and AP level.

CREST Completer: Students are awarded the CREST graduation cord: Students must successfully complete the CREST Program of Study for their strand, but may not complete all Math and Science courses at the honors or AP level.

Bioscience Program of Study

 

Year 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
CREST

 

1st Semester-Honors STEM Collaborative

 

2nd Semester-Honors Principals of Biotechnology

 

Honors Cell Biology

Honors Genetics

 

Honors Innovations in Bioscience and Engineering (elective 11th or 12th grade)

 

Honors Microbiology 

 

CREST Internship (2 credits)

SCIENCE Honors Biology Honors Conceptual Physics Honors Chemistry

 

AP Biology or AP Chemistry or AP Physics or Organic Chemistry (Choose one)

 

MATH Honors Geometry Honors Algebra 3/4

 

Honors Pre-Calculus and

 

Honors Trigonometry

 

AP Statistics or AP Calculus
ENGLISH English 1/2 (Honors optional) English 3/4 (Honors optional) English 5/6 (Honors Optional)

 

English 7/8 (AP optional) or

 

English 101-102 (Dual Enrollment)

 

SOCIAL STUDIES N/A

 

World History/Geography or

 

AP European History

 

American History 1/2 

 

(AP optional)

Economics/American Government

 

(AP optional)

WORLD LANGUAGE

 

World Language 1/2

(may be taken at any time)

 

World Language 3/4

(may be taken at any time)

World Language 5/6

(Optional but recommended)

N/A
PHYSICAL EDUCATION

 

LIFE Concepts

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

N/A

ELECTIVES

 

Electives based on schedule

 

Electives based on schedule

Electives based on schedule

Electives based on schedule

 

Computer Science Program of Study

 

Year 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
CREST

 

1st Semester -  Honors STEM Collaborative

 

2nd Semester -  AP Computer Science Principles

 

Honors Computer Science

 

AP Computer Science A (Java)

 

IT Essentials  (A+ Cert) (Can be taken at any time

 

Honors Applied Computer Science 

 

CREST Internship 

SCIENCE

Honors Conceptual Physics

Honors Biology Honors Chemistry

 

AP Chemistry  or AP Biology or AP Physics 

 

MATH Honors Geometry Honors Algebra 3/4

 

Honors Trigonometry

 

Honors Pre-Calculus 

 

AP Calculus
ENGLISH English 1/2 (Honors optional) English 3/4 (Honors optional) English 5/6 (Honors Optional)

 

English 7/8 (AP optional) or

 

English 101-102 (Dual Enrollment)

 

SOCIAL STUDIES N/A

 

World History/Geography or

 

AP European History

 

American History 1/2 

 

(AP optional)

Economics/American Government

 

(AP optional)

WORLD LANGUAGE

 

World Language 1/2

 

 

World Language 3/4

 

 

World Language 5/6

(Optional but recommended)

 

N/A
PHYSICAL EDUCATION

 

LIFE Concepts

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

Engineering Program of Study

 

Year 9th Grade 10th Grade 11th Grade 12th Grade
CREST

 

1st Semester-Honors STEM Collaborative

 

2nd Semester -  AP Computer Science Principles

 

Honors Computer Science

AP Computer Science A (Java)

 

IT Essentials  (A+ Cert) (Can be taken at any time)

 

Honors Applied Computer Science

 

CREST Internship 

SCIENCE Honors Conceptual Physics Honors Biology Honors Chemistry

 

AP Chemistry or AP Biology or AP Physics

 

MATH Honors Geometry Honors Algebra 3/4

 

Honors Trigonometry

 

Honors Pre-Calculus

 

AP Calculus
ENGLISH English 1/2 (Honors optional) English 3/4 (Honors optional) English 5/6 (Honors Optional)

 

English 7/8 (AP optional) or

 

English 101-102 (Dual Enrollment)

 

SOCIAL STUDIES N/A

 

World History/Geography or

 

AP European History

 

American History 1/2 

 

(AP optional)

Economics/American Government

 

(AP optional)

WORLD LANGUAGE

 

World Language 1/2

 

 

World Language 3/4

 

World Language 5/6

(Optional but recommended)

N/A
PHYSICAL EDUCATION

 

LIFE Concepts

 

N/A

 

N/A

 

N/A