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GRADUATING FROM JAMES BOWIE

Students graduating on the Foundation Graduation Program are required to have at least 24 credits including specific core course credits.

Students who plan to attend college or a technical program are encouraged to graduate on a graduation program that includes an additional Advanced Math and Science and a sequence of electives that lead to endorsement areas.  

Students graduating with endorsements are required to have at least 26 credits including specific advanced core courses and endorsement areas. Download a copy of the 2018-19 James Bowie Course Booklet for more information.

2018-19newcoursebooklet_1.docx

OPPORTUNITIES BEGIN WITH GOOD GRADES AND GOOD TEST SCORES! Check out these resources to help you get better scores on college entrance exams.

ACT

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.act.org/  (Register for the ACT)

https://uniontestprep.com/act/practice-test (Free Practice Test)

 http://www.act.org/content/act/en/products-and-services/the-act/test-preparation/math-practice-test-questions.html?page=0&chapter=0  (Free Practice Test)

http://blog.prepscholar.com/complete-official-act-practice-tests-free-links (Complete downloadable study guides)

Want more? Google ACT Practice!

SAT (COLLEGE BOARD)

https://www.collegeboard.org/  (Register for the SAT)

https://www.khanacademy.org/sat?affiliateId=www|home&bannerId=ht|khan-satpr (Sign up for practice for the SAT);  https://www.4tests.com/sat-practice-test

TSI

 

 

https://www.texarkanacollege.edu/academics/testing-center/tsi/ (Take the Pre-Assessment);  https://accuplacerpractice.collegeboard.org/login (Sign up to Practice);  http://www.tsipracticetest.com/

If you are a student planning to take dual credit courses, you must meet the TSI requirements.

ASVAB

 

 

 

 

 

About the ASVAB—The ASVAB is one of the best aptitude tests available to students. An aptitude test can give students information that can be helpful when deciding upon a career and/or college path.  The test is offered each year to students from 10th grade to 12th grade.

http://asvabtutor.com/asvab-practice-tests/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMI9Zmnq8W82QIVgR2BCh3-VQntEAAYASAAEgKUtfD_BwE

https://www.4tests.com/asvab

http://www.asvabpracticetests.com/

DUAL CREDIT COURSES

High school students who are self-motivated and have good study habits may want to consider taking dual credit courses.

To take the following courses, students must meet the TSI requirements—

FALL

SPRING

1301 English (Seniors)

1302 English (Seniors)

2305 Government (Seniors)

2301 Psychology (Juniors & Seniors)

1406 Biology (Seniors)

1407 Biology (Seniors)

1301 U.S. History (Juniors & Seniors)

1302 U.S. History (Juniors & Seniors)

*1314 College Algebra (Seniors)

*1301 Art Appreciation (Juniors & Seniors)

*1305 BCIS (Juniors & Seniors)

(*Possible future courses)

The following courses are workforce courses and the TSI is not required.

Cosmetology

Cosmetology

Culinary

Culinary

Diesel Mechanics

Diesel Mechanics

Welding

Welding

 

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