Program Overview & Flowchart

Key

  • * = Course has a required prerequisite
  • ^ = Industry-based certification
  • [ ] = Grade level(s)
  • ( ) = Credits
  • # = Specialized programs

Level 1

  • Public Speaking I [9–10] (1)
  • Oral Interpretation I [9–10] (1)
  • Debate I [9–10] (1)
  • Journalism I [9–11] (1)

Level 2

  • *Public Speaking II [10–12] (1)
  • *Oral Interpretation II [10–12] (1)
  • *Debate II [10–12] (1)
  • Advanced Journalism and Yearbook I [10–12] (1)
  • Advanced Journalism and News Media I [10–12] (1)
  • Photojournalism I [10–12] (1)

Level 3

  • *Public Speaking III [11–12] (1)
  • *Oral Interpretation III [11–12] (1)
  • *Debate III [11–12] (1)
  • *Advanced Journalism and Yearbook II [10–12] (1)
  • *Advanced Journalism and News Media II [10–12] (1)

Level 4

  • Speech Independent Study I–III [10–12] (1)
  • *Advanced Journalism and Yearbook III [10–12] (1)
  • *Advanced Journalism and News Media III [10–12] (1)
  • Journalism Independent Study I–III [10–12] (1)

Business & Industry: Refer to course catalog for additional course sequence options, course descriptions and endorsement requirements. Dual credit courses may be substituted for requirements in appropriate areas; check with your counselor on available options. Specialized programs located on specific high school campuses are open to all LISD students; check with your campus College & Career Transition Coordinator for details.


Debate

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

  • Speech Independent Study I–III

Oral Interpretation

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

  • Speech Independent Study I–III

Public Speaking

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

  • Speech Independent Study I–III

Journalism: Yearbook

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4

Journalism: Newspaper

Level 1

Level 2

Level 3

Level 4