Course Titles and Descriptions
Course descriptions provide brief descriptions of kindergarten, elementary, middle level and high school curricular areas. These descriptions will assist schools in communicating, in a broad context, the content of programs and courses. Code numbers listed before each program/course title and description are to be used for Indiana Department of Education data reporting.
The table below provides access to the 2013-2014 Course Titles and Descriptions for High School, Middle School and Elementary Curricular Areas and High School Course Titles and Descriptions for 2014-2015. State Approved Course Titles and Descriptions for 2012-2013 are located in the Archived section at the bottom of this page.
|NEW Summary of Indiana High School Course titles approved for 2014-2015||01/03/2014||771 KB|
|NEW Indiana High School Course Titles and Descriptions for 2014-2015||01/03/2014||3.3 MB|
|Indiana Elementary School Course Descriptions 2013-14||12/06/2012||770 KB||153 KB|
|Summary of Indiana Elementary School Course Descriptions 2013-14||12/06/2012||206 KB||45 KB|
|Indiana Middle School Course Descriptions 2013-14||12/06/2011||453 KB||92 KB|
|Summary of Indiana Middle School Course Descriptions 2013-14||12/06/2011||174 KBf||31 KB|
|Indiana High School Course Titles and Descriptions 2013-14||06/14/2013||2.4 MB||1.4 MB|
|Summary of Indiana High School Course Titles 2013-14 with Dual Credit information||10/27/2013||807 KB||--|
|Introduction, Course Updates for 2013-2014 School Year, General Information||01/04/2013||351 KB||--|
|Advanced Courses for College Credit||10/31/2012||458 KB||48 KB|
|Advanced Placement||01/04/2013||547 KB||227 KB|
|Agriculture Education||03/22/2013||413 KB||185 KB|
|Business, Marketing, and Information Technology Education||06/14/2013||545 KB||215 KB|
|Career and Technical Education||07/31/2013||524 KB||152 KB|
|Cooperative Education||01/04/2013||477 KB||164 KB|
|Engineering and Technology Education||03/22/2013||512 KB||190 KB|
|English/Language Arts||01/04/2013||642 KB||129 KB|
|Family and Consumer Sciences||01/17/2013||540 KB||127 KB|
|Fine Arts||01/04/2013||682 KB||289 KB|
|Health and Physical Education||01/04/2013||542 KB||164 KB|
|Health Science Education||10/31/2012||418 KB||179 KB|
|International Baccalaureate||10/31/2012||562 KB||232 KB|
|Mathematics||06/14/2013||564 KB||175 KB|
|Multidisciplinary||10/31/2012||408 KB||176 KB|
|Science||03/22/2013||522 KB||110 KB|
|Social Studies||03/22/2013||567 KB||171 KB|
|Trade and Industrial Education||01/04/2013||587 KB||146 KB|
|World Language||10/31/2012||824 KB||397 KB|
Quantitative Reasoning Courses
In November 2011, the State Board of Education approved the inclusion of a "Quantitative Reasoning" requirement to all diploma types, among other changes. A quantitative reasoning course is a high school course that advances a student's ability to apply mathematics in real-world situations and contexts and deepens a student's understanding of high school mathematics standards.
- View a list of the approved Quantitative Reasoning courses.
Nonstandard Course Waiver
The list of courses above have been approved for general use by the State Board of Education. In addition, schools can submit a nonstandard course waiver to offer courses that are not found in the documentation above. Schools must have an approved nonstandard course waiver prior to offering a course or awarding credit for a course that is not in the state approved course titles and descriptions document.
To apply for a nonstandard course waiver, please complete the waiver document below and submit with any supporting documentation to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Archived Course Titles and Descriptions
- 2011-2012 High School State Approved Course Titles and Descriptions
- 2012-2013 High School State Approved Course Titles and Descriptions
- 2012-2013 Middle School Course Descriptions
- 2012-2013 Middle School Course Descriptions Summary
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