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Concurrent/Dual Enrollment

Through concurrent enrollment, students have the opportunity to take college classes offered at Adams 12 high schools, Adams 12 FutureForward campuses, and at Front Range Community College. Five Star Schools pays the tuition for these classes.

For more information, see the district Concurrent Enrollment page

At HHS, we offer the following Concurrent Enrollment classes:

  • College Algebra

    • ALGEBRAIC LITERACY & COLLEGE ALGEBRA (MAT 1340) (Single Period – 110030 & 114000)
    • Eligible grades: 11, 12; 1 HS credit, 4 college credits
    • Focuses on a variety of functions and the exploration of their graphs. Topics include: equations and inequalities, operations on functions, exponential and logarithmic functions, linear and non-linear systems, and an introduction to conic sections. The last five units of study will span the Spring semester. These units correspond with the Front Range Community College Algebra (MAT 1340). All students must register for the Front Range concurrent enrollment credit in the Spring semester. Successful students will be awarded 4 CE math credits for MAT 1340. MAT 1340 is a statewide Guaranteed Transfer (GT) class. This class will transfer to other public colleges and universities in Colorado. It is not guaranteed to transfer to out-of-state schools. There are no fees to take this course. MUST REGISTER FOR BOTH COURSES. College courses are designed so that students remain in the course for the entire year. A schedule change is only granted with approval from Administration. Students must pass Algebraic Literacy with a “C” or better first semester to assume successful completion of College Algebra second semester.
    • PREREQUISITE: Recommended “C” or better in Integrated Math III
  • English Composition

    • This is a new offering for '24-'25.
    • ENGLISH COMPOSITION I (ENG 1021) – 054010 Semester 1 ENGLISH COMPOSITION II (ENG 1022) – 054020 Semester 2
    • Eligible grades: 12; 1 HHS credit, 6 college credits through FRCC
    • English Composition I emphasizes the planning, writing, and revising of compositions, including the development of critical and logical thinking skills.  This course includes a wide variety of compositions that stress analytical, evaluative, and persuasive/argumentative writing.
      English Composition II expands and refines the objectives of English Composition I.  Emphasizing critical/logical thinking and reading, problem definition, research strategies, and writing analytical, evaluative, and/or argumentative compositions. 
      Students must enroll for both courses.  This is a college credit course through concurrent enrollment with Front Range Community College.  
    • PREREQUISITES: Students must have a 3.0 GPA or better and receive at least a B in their 11th grade English course.
  • Consumer Behavior

    • STRATEGIC MARKETING - 049030 Semester 1 CONSUMER BEHAVIOR - 049040 Semester 2
    • Eligible grades: 10, 11, 12; 1 HHS credit, 3 college credits through FRCC
    • Business/Marketing Teacher Recommendation Form required to register for this course. Advanced (College) Marketing is a yearlong class covering advanced topics of Marketing. Advanced Marketing is a yearlong course that presents the analysis of theoretical marketing processes and the strategies of product development, pricing, promotion and distribution, marketing research and their applications to business and the individual consumer. Advanced Marketing students are members of DECA, where students learn valuable leadership and social skills. DECA also provides students with various opportunities for travel, competitions, community involvement, scholarships, and much more! Marketing courses are designed to be co-curricular with the student organization, DECA. Therefore a $20 fee (fee subject to change) for the course is required for the payment of DECA state and national dues. Students will also have the opportunity to join and participate in FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America). College Now Program: Advanced Marketing is offered through the College Now Program with Front Range Community College. Students will be concurrently enrolled at Front Range Community College. Students must complete all required admission and paperwork steps for Front Range Community College. Additional concurrent enrollment information will be handed out and completed in class.
    • PREREQUISITE: Business teacher recommendation required before enrollment in the course.
    • Work Based Learning: Students have the opportunity to earn elective credit while enrolled in this course for working in paid positions in any business and/or marketing career field within the community by enrolling in Work Based Learning. Students DO NOT enroll in Work Based Learning as a separate class. Interested students will be enrolled in Work Based Learning AFTER the class has begun by your class instructor. For more information, see the course description for Work Based Learning.
    • This course has an additional fee.
  • Leadership

    • INTRODUCTION TO ENTREPRENEURSHIP - 039080 Semester 1 LEADERSHIP - 039050 Semester 2
    • Eligible grades: 10, 11, 12; 1 HHS credit, 3 college credits through FRCC 
    • This course is designed for students interested in starting and operating a small business and/or business management. Learn what it’s like to create and manage a business. You will get a chance to learn from and meet successful entrepreneurs who have launched and run very profitable businesses. Learn what it takes to be successful and become a leader in business. Students will also learn how to: ● Create a business plan for their own business ● Develop your leadership skills for your personal life and relationships as well as for business Entrepreneurship & Leadership students are members of DECA, where students learn valuable leadership and social skills. DECA also provides students with various opportunities for travel, competitions, community involvement, scholarships, and much more. Marketing courses are designed to be co-curricular with the student organization, DECA. Therefore a $20 fee (fee subject to change) for the course is required for the payment of DECA state and national dues. Students will also have the opportunity to join and participate in FBLA (Future Business Leaders of America).
    • Work Based Learning: Students have the opportunity to earn elective credit while enrolled in this course for working in paid positions in any business and/or marketing career field within the community by enrolling in Work Based Learning. Students DO NOT enroll in Work Based Learning as a separate class. Interested students will be enrolled in Work Based Learning AFTER the class has begun by your class instructor. For more information, see the course description for Work Based Learning.
    • This course has an additional fee.
  • Spanish IV

    • Eligible grades: 10,11,12; 1 HHS credit; 3 college credits through CU Denver 
    • Spanish IV courses focus on advancing students’ skills and abilities to read, write, speak, and understand the Spanish language so that they can maintain conversations on familiar topics with sufficient vocabulary and an acceptable accent, have sufficient comprehension to understand speech spoken at a normal pace, read uncomplicated but authentic prose, and write narratives that indicate a good understanding of grammar and a strong vocabulary. Note: The CU Succeed Program Option is available to Spanish IV students. In addition to regular high school credit, students can register for college credit. The course is taught by Horizon High School faculty whose academic credentials and experience are deemed appropriate for appointment as adjunct faculty in CU Denver’s world language department. This course appears on an official University of Colorado transcript.
    • PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Spanish III (recommended C or better)
    • This course has an additional fee.
  • AP Spanish Language

    • Eligible grades: 11,12; 1 HS credit; 3 college credits through CU Denver 
    • Designed by the College Board to parallel third-year college-level courses in Spanish Composition and Conversation, AP Spanish Language courses build upon prior knowledge and develop students’ ability to understand others and express themselves (in Spanish) accurately, coherently, and fluently in both formal and informal situations. Students will develop a vocabulary large enough to understand literary texts, magazine/newspaper articles, films and television productions, and so on. Note: The C.U. Succeed Program Option is available to AP Spanish Language students. In addition to regular high school credit, students can register for college credit. The course is taught by Horizon High School faculty whose academic credentials and experience are deemed appropriate for appointment as adjunct faculty in CU Denver’s world language department. This course appears on an official University of Colorado transcript.
    • PREREQUISITE: Successful completion of Spanish IV (recommended C or better)