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English Course Pathways

English Course Pathways


Listed below are possible course sequences for English.

Please consult with your counselor if you have any questions regarding your personal course of study.

You must meet the prerequisite for the course or have a teacher’s recommendation to enroll.  It is important to remember that the best predictor of success in a course is a teacher’s recommendation

For further information regarding prerequisites, refer to the Foothill High School Course Catalog (PDF).

graphic stack of books in various colorsSEQUENCE 1

9th Grade   | English 1
10th Grade | English 2
11th Grade | English 3
12th Grade | English 4 ERWC

SEQUENCE 2

9th Grade   | English 1 Honors
10th Grade | English 2 Honors
11th Grade | English Language and Composition AP or English HL1 IB
12th Grade | English Literature and Composition AP or English HL2 IB

SEQUENCE 3* 

9th Grade   | English ESS/ELD A, B, C*
10th Grade | English ESS/ELD A, B, C*
11th Grade | English ESS/ELD A, B, C*12th Grade English ESS/ELD A, B, C*
12th Grade | English ESS/ELD A, B, C*

*This sequence only meets graduation requirements, but does not meet requirements for UC/CSU.