Utilities

Branding

Location

Les Hommes De Foi

Off Canvas Navigation Container

Close Trigger (container)

Unclassified


The following courses are not classified by department. Some are academic courses and some may be non-academic. While the credits count toward the elective portion of the graduation requirements, they do not count for specific departmental requirements. Students are able to enroll annually in only 5 credits of Inside Work Experience or Teacher’s Assistant.

*Please note:
The abbreviations P, H and AP are all UC/CSU approved courses
P = UC/CSU approved; H = Honors
AP = Advanced Placement


 

Courses

Lasallian Student Leadership

Lasallian Student Leadership

REGISTRATION CODE: U201
STATUS:
CREDITS: 10
CAMPUS: DLS ONLY
PREREQUISITES: See description
LEVEL: 10th-12th grade

This yearlong course focuses on developing students as servant leaders. Rooted in Lasallian traditions, this course seeks to develop student’s personal and interpersonal leadership skills through shared responsibility with peers and adults in carrying out the mission of De La Salle High School. Collaboration, team building, hands-on planning, implementation and evaluation of activities are designed to create leaders, foster social interactions, energize school spirit and promote service in and around the school community. Students from grades 10-11-12 are eligible to enroll. As a requirement of their position, elected student officers are automatically enrolled. Other interested students are invited to enroll through an applciation process. To be eligible, a student must be in good standing with the Dean’s office and have the recommendation of a faculty or staff member.


I.W.E

I.W.E

REGISTRATION CODE: U008
STATUS:
CREDITS: 5
CAMPUS: DLS
PREREQUISITES: Approval of Attendance Secretary; enrollment limited; graded on a “Pass/Fail” basis; may be taken only once each year.
LEVEL: 10th-12th grade

Students assist in the Attendance Office. Students will be required to deliver messages, passes, and perform general duties as required by either the Dean of Students or the Attendance Secretary




Concurrent Enrollment

Concurrent Enrollment

REGISTRATION CODE: U007
STATUS:
CREDITS: 5 – 10
CAMPUS: DVC AND LMC
PREREQUISITES: Must be in good standing with the Dean of Students; approval of the Assistant Principal for Academic Life. (An academic grade is earned for concurrent enrollment courses, and courses may not be dropped once the course has begun.)
LEVEL: 12th grade

Students take courses at Diablo Valley College (DVC) or Los Medanos College (LMC) not usually offered at De La Salle. DLS student may enroll in a one-semester course at the beginning of the school day, before lunch, or at the end of the day. Approval is dependent upon the completion of graduation requirements. Please note that opportunities are also available for accelerated and qualified students to enroll in course at local four-year colleges and universities. The approval of the Assistant Principal is necessary prior to enrollment so that full credit may be granted by De La Salle for the successful completion of courses taken at local four-year colleges and universities. See the Assistant Principal for Academic Life for details.

 

 

 

Yearbook

Yearbook 

REGISTRATION CODE: U609
STATUS:
CREDITS: 5
CAMPUS: DLS
PREREQUISITES: 9th grade students may enroll second semester only.
LEVEL: 9th-12th grade

This course offers concepts, skills and techniques in journalism management, including staff team building, planning, meeting effectiveness, deadlines, motivation and supervision, policy implementation delegation, evaluation and recognition, and ethics. Students will be selected from the editorial staffs which participate in the production of the De La Salle Spartan Yearbook, The Odyssey

 

 

 

SERVICE LEADERSHIP

Service Leadership

REGISTRATION CODE: U204
STATUS:
CREDITS: 10
CAMPUS: DLS 
PREREQUISITES: None
LEVEL: 10th-12th grade

The Service Leadership course uses the Jefferson Awards Students in Action curriculum to help students develop as leaders, set goals for improving their communities, engage others in service, and have a positive, measurable impact on the world. Student can expect to learn the skills of fundraising, marketing, media relations, proposal writing, project management, and impact documentation by coordinating several high-visibility, schoolwide and community-wide service projects and events.

Technology/Study Skills

Technology/Study Skills

REGISTRATION CODE: U910
STATUS:
CREDITS: 10
CAMPUS: DLS ONLY
PREREQUISITES: None
LEVEL: 9th

This course is designed to improve the student's reading, writing, note taking, organizational and test preparation skills. In addition, students will practice and develop speaking and presentation skills, learn creative and time management skills using current technology to support and augment their learning, and prepare for specific course demands in other classes that may require additional assistance. Included in this course is time for study, homework, test preparation, research, etc., for other classes under the supervision of two De La Salle instructors. This course is taken IN ADDITION to the freshman English course and in lieu of a world language in the freshman year.

College Advisory

College Advisory

REGISTRATION CODE:
CAMPUS: DLS ONLY
PREREQUISITES: None
LEVEL: 12th

Each senior will be assigned and registered for a College Advisory period one day a week during 7th period (including a Friday period for students already enrolled in a 7th period course at DLS). This is a mandatory class that will meet weekly throughout the fall semester and into the third quarter and the week of May 1. Each week a vital portion of the college application process will be covered. The College Advisory period will allow time in class to work on college applications and important steps after applications are submitted. The Co-Directors of College Counseling, Mrs. Appel and Ms. Lopez, are the class instructors.