• MVHS International Baccalaureate Course Options

      

     Courses offered at MVHS:

     For the full IB Diploma students must take 3 HLs and 3 SLs or 4 HLs and 2 SLs, one from each group. Students can take an IB course from one of the other groups to satisfy the group 6 option. HL courses are two year course and SL courses are for one year.

    Group 1: English Literature HL

    Group 2: German SL, Spanish SL, Spanish HL, French SL, French HL

    Group 3: History of the Americas HL, Economics SL

    Group 4: Biology HL/SL; Sports, Health and Exercise Science SL; Physics SL; Physics HL

    Group 5: Math Analysis SL (Calculus focus with some Statistics); Math Applications (Statistics focus with some Calculus)

    Group 6: Music SL, or Business Management SL, Psychology SL, Psychology HL or a second science

     

    Subject Specific Pathways:

    English Pathways      
           
    9th  10th 11th 12th
    CP English 1 CP English 2 IB English HL1 IB English HL2
    Adv. English 1 CP English 2 IB English HL1 IB English HL2
    Adv. English 1 AP Lang IB English HL1 IB English HL2
           
    World Language Pathways    
           
    9th  10th 11th 12th
    Spanish 1 Spanish 2 Spanish 3 IB Spanish SL
    Spanish 2 Spanish 3 AP Spanish Language IB Spanish HL2
    Spanish for Sp. Speakers AP Spanish Language AP Spanish Literature IB Spanish HL2
    French 1 French 2 French 3 IB French SL
    French 1 French 2 Advanced French 3 IB French HL2
    German 1 German 2 German 3 IB German SL
           
    Sciences      
           
    9th  10th 11th 12th
    Biology Chemistry AP Biology IB Biology HL2
    Biology Chemistry Physics IB Physics HL2
    Biology Chemistry AP Physics IB Physics HL2
    Biology Chemistry IB Physics SL  
    Biology Chemistry IB Biology SL  
           
    Mathematics      
           
    9th  10th 11th 12th
    Math 1 Math 2 Math 3 IB Math Applications SL
    Advanced Math 1 Advanced Math 2 Advanced Math 3 IB Math Analysis SL
    Advanced Math 2 Advanced Math 3 AP Calc AB/ IB Math Analysis AP Calculus BC
           
    History      
           
    9th  10th 11th 12th
    ICT/Health World History US History  IB Economics SL
    ICT/Health AP Euro AP US History IB Economics SL
    ICT/Health World History IB History HL1 IB History of Americas HL2
    ICT/Health AP Euro IB History HL1 IB History of Americas HL2

     

    Sample of Four Year Plans:

    Students can mix and match to meet the plan for the full IB Diploma

    BLENDED OPTION: English, Science and Elective HL    
             
      9 10 11 12
    1 CP / Adv. Eng 1 AP Lang* IB English HL1* IB English HL2*
    2 World Language 1 World Language 2 World Language 3 IB World Language SL*
    3 Health/ICT World History or AP Euro* US or AP US History* IB Economics SL*
    4 CP Biology CP Chemistry AP Biology* or IB Biology HL2* or
          AP Physics*  IB Physics HL2*
    5 Math 1 Math 2 Math 3 IB Math Applications SL
    6 PE 9 PE IB Psych HL1* IB Psych HL2*
    7 Elect / Visual-Perf Arts Elect / Visual-Perf Arts Elective Elective
           IB TOK* (Spring only Eve)  IB TOK* (Fall only Eve)
             
    MATH/SCIENCE OPTION: English, Math and Science HL    
             
      9 10 11 12
    1 CP / Adv. Eng 1 AP Lang* IB English HL1* IB English HL2*
    2 World Language 1 World Language 2 World Language 3 IB World Language SL*
    3 Health/ICT World History or AP Euro* US or AP US History* IB Economics SL*
    4 CP Biology CP Chemistry AP Biology* or IB Biology HL2* or
          AP Physics*  IB Physics HL2*
    5 Adv. Math 2 Adv. Math 3 IB Math Analysis SL* AP Calc BC*
    6 PE 9 PE IB elective or 2nd science SL Elective
    7 Elect. / Visual-Perf Arts Elect / Visual-Perf Arts Elective Elective
           IB TOK* (Spring only Eve)  IB TOK* (Fall only Eve)
             
    HUMANITIES OPTION: English, World Language HL and Elective HL   
             
      9 10 11 12
    1 Adv. Eng 1 AP Lang* IB English HL1* IB English HL2*
    2 Spanish 2 Spanish 3 AP Spanish Lang* IB Spanish HL2*
    3 Health/ICT World History or AP Euro* IB History HL1* IB History HL2*
    4 CP Biology CP Chemistry

    IB Sports & Health Science SL

    or IB Physics SL

    Science elective
    5 Math 1 Math 2 Math 3 IB Math Analysis SL
    6 PE 9 PE Psychology HL1* Psychology HL2*
    7 Elect. / Visual-Perf Arts Visual-Perf Arts Elective Elective
           IB TOK* (Spring only Eve)  IB TOK* (Fall only Eve)
          *These courses receive weighted credit for calculating GPA at MVHS  
     
           
        Language Options Elective Options Science Options
        Spanish SL*, HL* Music SL* Biology HL*
        German SL*, HL* Business Management SL* Physics SL*, HL*
        French SL*, HL* Psychology SL*, HL* Sports and Health Sci SL
             
             
           
           
             

     

Last Modified on January 23, 2020