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Course Descriptions

Course Description Header | Descriptions of Courses in Alphabetical Order by Program

Important Terms:

  • ACCTC:  Anderson County Career and Technical Center.

  • Concurrent Course:  Course taken at the same time as another course.

  • Core Courses:  Courses the State Department of Education requires for all students. 

  • Course Sequence:  Order in which courses must be taken.

  • CTE:  Career and Technical Education.

  • Electives:  Courses you choose to take in addition to the core courses.

  • NCO:  Not Currently Offered (Shown in lighter print).

  • POS:  Program of Study (Elective Focus)

  • Prerequisite:  Course you must take before you take another course.

  • Soft Skills:  Non-technical skills needed for success in the workplace, such as work ethic, attendance, teamwork, communication skills, attitude, etc.

  • (S-o-S) Qualified Strength-of-Schedule Course:  Courses that qualify for bonus points for the purpose of selecting the Valedictorian/Salutatorian and for final ranking of the seniors with GPA’s of 3.8 and above; Courses that qualify are marked with (S-o-S).

  • Upperclassmen:  Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.

  • WBL:  Work Based Learning (Formerly called Co-op).



Agriculture Air Force JROTC Arts Automotive Technology Business
Computer Science Construction Carpentry Cosmetology Criminal Justice Education & Training
Engineering English Flex Blocks Health & Physical Education Health Science
Hospitality & Tourism Human Services Manufacturing Mathematics Miscellaneous
Science Social Studies Special Education Welding World Language



Note:  Some single block courses may be paired with other single block courses and be taught all year (fall and spring semesters) for 45 minutes each.

Course Descriptions, Course Examples CHS Students Math, Art, Science, English, etc.

**Refer Back to Graduation Requirements 


See All Course Descriptions in 2023-24 Registration Book