Brentwood High School Course Listing

Brentwood High overs a variety of courses including many dual enrollment, dual credit, and AP level courses.  For each and every course, we strive to challenge our students every day with highly rigorous curricula, bell-to-bell instruction, and strategies designed to facilitate learner success at all levels.

Organization of School Day and Year

There are eight periods in the school day, with a period in the middle of the day for lunch and academic intervention.  Students are generally scheduled for six credit classes and one study hall.  Students may request a seventh credit class in lieu of a study hall.

BHS follows the semester system with 4 nine-week grading periods.  Class periods are 47 minutes with eight periods per day when following the normal schedule.  The school year is 180 days with school hours from 7:40 AM to 2:47 PM.

Course Offerings & Levels

Courses offered at BHS may require a sufficient number of student registrants in order to be offered during the year. If there is not sufficient interest in a particular course, it may not be provided during the upcoming year. Many of our classes have recommendations that are listed prior to the course description.

Courses are offered at the following levels at Brentwood High School

  • Advanced Placement (AP) Courses: designed to prepare a student to earn college credit through the successful completion of the AP Test in a particular subject area.
  • Honors Courses: a challenging pace designed for students who have displayed a record of academic success. Students enrolled in Honors courses must complete the Honors Portfolio in order to receive Honors credit as required by the State of Tennessee.
  • College Preparatory Courses: all courses are considered college preparatory unless specifically labeled otherwise.
  • Resource Courses: open only to students who have been approved and placed in the course through their Individualized Education Plan (IEP).

Credits

Upon graduation from Brentwood High School, students will have completed:

  • English Language Arts – 4 Credits
  • Math – 4 Credits
  • Science – 3 Credits
  • Social Studies – 3 Credits
  • Personal Finance – 0.5 Credit
  • Wellness/Physical Education – 1.5 Credits
  • World Language – 2 Credits
  • Fine Arts – 1 Credit
  • Elective Focus – 3 Credits
  • English I
  • English I Honors
  • English II
  • English II Honors
  • English III
  • English III Honors
  • AP English III Lang. & Comp.
  • English IV
  • English IV Honors
  • AP English IV Lit. & Comp.
  • English Composition I (Dual Enrollment)
  • English Composition II (Dual Enrollment)
  • ESL (need based)
  • Algebra I
  • Algebra I Honors
  • Geometry
  • Geometry Honors
  • Algebra II
  • Algebra II Honors
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Pre-Calculus Honors
  • Calculus Honors
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus BC
  • Statistics
  • Statistics Honors
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Computer Science
  • Bridge Math (rec. only)
  • Biology I
  • Biology I Honors
  • Physical Science
  • Physical Science Honors
  • Chemistry I
  • Chemistry I Honors
  • Ecology
  • Human Anatomy & Phys. Honors
  • Physics Honors
  • AP Physics 1
  • AP Physics 2
  • AP Physics C
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Environmental Science
  • Lifetime Wellness
  • Physical Education II (.5)
  • Weights & Kinesiology I
  • Weights & Kinesiology II
  • Bible Studies
  • World History & Geography
  • World History & Geography Honors
  • AP Human Geography
  • AP World History
  • AP European History
  • US History & Geography
  • US History & Geography Honors
  • AP US History
  • U.S. Government & Civics (.5)
  • Economics (.5)
  • U.S. Government Honors (.5)
  • Economics Honors (.5)
  • AP U.S. Government & Politics
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP Psychology
  • Sociology (.5)
  • Psychology (.5)
  • Contemporary Issues (.5)
  • Personal Finance (.5)
  • Chinese I (Mandarin) Honors
  • Chinese II (Mandarin) Honors
  • Chinese III (Mandarin) Honors
  • Chinese IV (Mandarin) Honors
  • AP Chinese Language and Culture
  • French I
  • French I Honors
  • French II
  • French II Honors
  • French III Honors
  • French IV Honors
  • AP French Language and Culture
  • German I
  • German I Honors
  • German II
  • German II Honors
  • German III Honors
  • German IV Honors
  • AP German Language and Culture
  • Latin I
  • Latin I Honors
  • Latin II
  • Latin II Honors
  • Latin III Honors
  • AP Latin
  • Spanish I
  • Spanish I Honors
  • Spanish II
  • Spanish II Honors
  • Spanish III
  • Spanish III Honors
  • Spanish IV Honors
  • Spanish V Honors
  • AP Spanish Lang. & Culture
  • Visual Art I
  • Visual Art II: 2D
  • Visual Art II: 3D
  • Visual Art III Honors: 2D
  • Visual Art III Honors: 3D
  • AP Studio Art: 2D, 3D Drawing
  • AP History of Art
  • Theatre Arts I
  • Theatre Arts II
  • Theatre Arts III
  • Theatre Arts IV
  • Theatre Production
  • Guitar I
  • Music History
  • AP Music Theory
  • (Band/Orch)Multi-age Inst Music
  • (Band/Orch)Multi-age Inst Music Honors
  • (Chorus/Choir) Multi-age Vocal
  • (Chorus/Choir) Multi-age Vocal Honors
  • Commercial Music Ensemble Honors

Humanities and Fine Arts

  • ACT Review English and Reading (.5)
  • Creative Writing (.5)
  • Film as Literature
  • Greek/Roman Mythology (.5)
  • Speech (.5)
  • Journalism I
  • Journalism II

TV & Film Production/AV Production

  • TV and Film Production/AV Production I
  • TV and Film Production/AV Production II
  • TV and Film Prod/AV Production III (Dual Enrollment)

Coding

  • Computer Science Foundations
  • Coding I (Dual Credit)
  • Coding II (Dual Enrollment)
  • AP Computer Science Principles
  • AP Computer Science
  • Prog. & Software Dev. Practicum Honors

Business Management & Admin

  • Computer Applications (Dual Credit)
  • Accounting 1 (Dual Credit)
  • Business Management (Dual Enrollment)
  • Virtual Enterprise International (Dual Credit)

Entrepreneurship

  • Marketing & Mgmt Principles I (DC)
  • Entrepreneurship (DC)
  • Virtual Enterprise International (DC)

STEM

  • Coding I (DC)
  • Engineering Service Learning Honors
  • AP Computer Science
  • AP Biology
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Physics
  • STEM Research Honors