Course Catalog & Registration Resources
At St. Louis Park High School, we want every student to access academic experiences that support the development and deepening of their brilliance. Students may choose from a variety of enrichment opportunities including Advanced Placement courses, Articulated College Credit courses, Concurrent Enrollment courses, International Baccalaureate courses, Work Based Learning, and Postsecondary Enrollment options.
St. Louis Park High School offers more than 160 courses in 12 different academic departments. Students and families should take time to review the Course Catalog and the school's graduation requirements before making their course selections. See information below regarding Registration Information Night sessions on Wednesday, Feb. 8.
2023-24 Catálogo de cursos - Español
2023-24 Course Registration Resources
- Registration Timeline
- Graduation Requirements
- Department Pathways
- Electives Information
- Enrichment Opportunities
- Counselors & Support
- Registration Information Night
- Registration Planner Worksheets
Timeline for the Class of 2027 (8th to 9th)
February 8 | Registration information sheets will be distributed to all 8th graders in their Science class.
February 8 | 5:00 p.m. | Virtual Registration Information Night session – recording will be posted on the website following the session. | Zoom Link
February 15 |Informational session for 8th graders during advisory to prepare them to make course requests.
February 22 | Counselors will meet with 8th graders in Science class to help complete online registration.
Week of February 27 | Follow up with any 8th graders who may have been absent previously that still need to register.
Timeline for the Classes of 2024, 2025 and 2026
Week of February 6
- Information about elective choices presented in Social Studies classes.
- English, Social Studies, Math & Science teachers will be discussing options for the 2023-24 school year.
Wednesday, February 8
Parents/guardians should attend Registration Information Night sessions by grade level listed below:
- Class of 2026 (9th to 10th) | 6:30-7:30 p.m. | Zoom Link
- Class of 2025 (10th to 11th) |7:00-8:00 p.m. | Zoom Link
- Class of 2024 (11th to 12th) | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Zoom Link
- Students will hear information in Park Connections.
- Counselors will present registration and graduation information during classroom sessions.
- Students will use Naviance Student Course Planner to enter requests for the 2023-24 school year. Course requests can begin to be entered as part of the classroom sessions. Courses can be added or edited up to February 28.
- If students still have questions, counselors will be available during drop in times which will be posted on the Class of Schoology
- If there are questions about course placement, please check with your students teachers
Elective Course Options by Pathway
Elective Information by Department
Art Tech Electives
Business, Marketing & Computer Science Electives
World Languages Electives
- Advanced Placement (AP)
- Articulated College Credit
- Concurrent Enrollment
- International Baccalaureate
- Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
- Work Based Learning
Advanced Placement (AP)
Do you want to experience a college level course in a content area you are passionate about? AP courses enable students to pursue college-level studies in several different content areas. There are no prerequisite courses to register for AP and students can choose to enroll based on their own areas of passion. In order to gain college credit for AP courses, students take an exam at the end of the school year through the College Board. Credit is dependent on the score a student earns on the exam. See below for AP courses offered at St. Louis Park High School:
- AP Calculus
- AP Pre-Calculus
- AP Computer Science A
- AP Statistics
- AP Environmental Science
- AP World History
- AP European History
- AP United States History
- AP Psychology
- AP Macroeconomics
- AP Microeconomics
- AP Spanish Language
- AP Spanish Literature and Culture
Articulated College Credit
Do you imagine yourself taking a career path after high school? Articulated courses are college courses offered at the high school, and taught by a trained high school teacher. These are offered in partnership with a college or university. Students who successfully complete these courses generate a high school credit. College credit(s) will be granted from the partnering postsecondary institution if the student receives 80% or higher as a final course grade and completes a course from the partnering institution(s). See below which courses at St. Louis Park High School offer articulated college credit:
- Business Innovations
- Business Operations & Management
- Computer Hardware & Software
- Construction Technologies
- Digital Artwork Design
- Digital Photo Editing
- Engineering I
- Engineering II
- Engineering III
- Health Care Core
- Health Professions Terminology
- Introduction to Accounting
- Introduction to Marketing
- Introduction to Criminal Justice
- Introduction to Graphic Design
- Woodworking I
- Woodworking II
Are you interested in taking a college level course for credit, but want to remain at SLPHS to do so? Concurrent enrollment courses are college courses offered at the high school, and taught by a trained high school teacher. These are offered in partnership with a college or university. Students who successfully complete these courses generate both high school and transcripted college credit from the partnering postsecondary institution. Students must meet concurrent enrollment eligibility requirements.
- Introduction to Exercise Science
- Exercise Physiology
- Introduction to Urban Education & Reflective Teaching
- Multicultural Education
- Statway Statistics
Are you interested in taking college level courses with a globally minded perspective? This internationally recognized program offers college level coursework where students have the opportunity to earn college credit through an end of the year exam given by the IB. For some IB courses, a prerequisite course is required. Students have the option to take both Standard Level (SL) or Higher Level (HL) courses. Additionally, students have the ability to earn an IB Diploma by completing IB coursework across multiple content areas and fulfilling additional program requirements which engage students in college level writing and community service and action. See below for IB courses offered at St. Louis Park High School:
International Baccalaureate Pathways
- Theory of Knowledge
- IB English Language and Literature SL
- IB English Literature HL
- IB Spanish Literature and Language SL
- IB French SL
- IB German SL
- IB Hebrew SL
- IB Spanish SL
- IB History SL
- IB History HL
- IB Biology HL
- IB Chemistry SL
- IB Physics SL
- AP/IB Pre-Calculus/IB SL Analysis SL Year 1
- AP Calc/IB Math HL Analysis
Looking for more information about the IB Diploma Programme?
Postsecondary Enrollment Options (PSEO)
Are you an independent learner who is ready to engage in courses on a college campus? PSEO is a program that allows students in grades 10*, 11 and 12 to earn college credit while still in high school, through enrollment in and successful completion of college courses at eligible postsecondary institutions. Students generate both college credit and high school credit by successful completion of the course. Students must meet the PSEO eligibility requirements.
*PSEO for 10th graders are Career and Technical Education (CTE) Courses.
Students will hear information regarding PSEO during the classroom informational presentations.
PSEO Parent/Guardian Information Wednesday, February 15th 6:30-7:30 pm Zoom Link: https://slpschools-org.zoom.
Information is currently on the HS website https://hs.slpschools.org/
Work Based Learning
Are you interested in learning about a career field through hands-on experience and mentorship? WBL is a structured component of the Career and Technical Education (CTE) curriculum that integrates classroom instruction with productive, progressive, supervised, paid internships related to students’ career objectives. Students earn high school credits, industry-recognized certifications and credentials. Work based learning opportunities include:
- Certified Nursing Assistant
- Health Science (new pilot program 23-24 school year)
- Genesys Works
- HVAC Apprenticeship
- IT Apprenticeship
- Manufacturing/Engineering Apprenticeship
Questions about Work Based Learning? Contact Kara Mueller firstname.lastname@example.org
Counselors & Support
Barb Nelson | 9th Grade Counselor | Class of 2026 | Phone: 952-928-6131 | Email: email@example.com
Heidi Cosgrove | 10th Grade Counselor | Class of 2025| Phone: 952-928-6132 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Annie Schneider| 11th Grade Counselor | Class of 2024| Phone: 952-928-6126 | Email: email@example.com
Teresa Petta | 11th Grade Counselor | Class of 2024| Phone: 952-928-6126 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Kelsey Milne | 12th Grade Counselor | Class of 2023 | Phone: 952-928-6128 | Email: email@example.com
Kim Fisher| Administrative Assistant | Phone: 952-928-6123 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Faduma Adeed| Enrichment Coordinator | Phone: 952-928-6024 | Email: email@example.com
Kara Mueller | Career & College Coordinator | Phone: 952-928-6187 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration Information Night
Registration Planner Worksheets
Updated Registration Planner Sheets