Dual Language Course Descriptions


DL0307Y DL Biology

  • Grade Level: 9

  • Credits Earned: 1.0

  • Prerequisite: Enrolled in Dual Language program

  • NCAA Approved

Description: Biology is a laboratory based course. In biology, students will study the structure, function, growth, origin, evolution, and distribution of living organisms. Students will independently design and carry out investigations, and communicate results. (COURSE IS TAUGHT ENTIRELY IN SPANISH)

Major Topics or Themes: (additional topics may be covered)

  • Ecology

  • Matter and Energy

  • Homeostasis

  • Protein Synthesis

  • Cell Division and Reproduction

  • Evolution through Natural Selection

State Course: 03051A000, Biology

DL0460Y DL World Studies

  • Grade Level: 9

  • Credits Earned: 1.0

  • Prerequisite: None

  • NCAA Approved

Description: The purpose of World Studies is for students to develop an understanding of how our modern society has developed over time. A thematic and interdisciplinary approach is used to understand the political, social, economic, and geographic forces that have shaped the past and continue to shape the present world. Learning activities include document analysis, discussions, role-playing simulations, and communicating informed and reasoned arguments. (COURSE IS TAUGHT ENTIRELY IN SPANISH)

Major Topics or Themes: (additional topics may be covered

  • World Religions

  • Political Systems

  • Revolutions

  • Industrial Revolution

  • Imperialism

  • Global Conflicts

State Course: 04051A000, World History Overview

DL07285 DL Consumer Education

  • Grade Level: 10-12

  • Credits Earned: 0.5

  • Prerequisite: None

Description: This class fulfills the State of Illinois Consumer Education requirement for graduation. It is designed to help students better understand the marketplace through the study of consumer rights, checking accounts, the banking system, budgeting, insurance, credit, real estate, consumer fraud, income tax, and investing.

Major Topics or Themes: (additional topics may be covered)

  • Saving & Investing

  • Income Tax & Insurance

  • Credit & Banking

State Course: 22210A000, Consumer Economics/Personal Finance