Algona High School
Arts and Science Courses
HIS-110 Western Civilization: Ancient to Modern, 3cr.
Surveys the origins of human civilization in the Near Ease, the great rise of Greece and Rome and concludes with the Enlightenment.
HIS-111 Western Civilization: Modern to Present, 3cr.
Examines an extremely dynamic phase of European and world history.
HIS-151 U.S. History to 1877, 3cr.
Study of national foundations, colonial background, revolution, confederation and institutions, nationalism and expansion. The growth of democracy and war plus reconstruction are analyzed.
HIS-152 U.S. History since 1877, 3cr.
Covers re-union growth of big businesses, expansion and World War I, rise to world power, isolation, modern industry, depression, recovery and internationalism.
Career and Technical Education Courses (Programs of Study)
CON-113 Construction Printreading, 2cr.
Studies the builder’s visual language and communication.
CON-195 Foundations and Concrete, 5cr.
Covers structure foundations, concrete and concrete block construction. Lecture and laboratory.
CON-201 Framing Techniques and Lab I, 2cr.
Basic framing techniques with emphasis on identification and application. Lecture and Lab.
CON-202 Framing Techniques and Lab II, 5cr.
This course covers the framing of a structure including floor systems, exterior and interior bearing/nonbearing walls, stairways, roof systems, exterior fascia and soffit framing along with exterior sheathing. Lecture and lab.
CON-217 Exterior Finishing, 3 cr.
Exterior finish work on residential and commercial structures. Lecture and laboratory.
CON-225 Techniques of Exterior Covering, 6 cr.
Studies exterior cover materials for residential and commercial structures. Lecture and laboratory.
CON-228 Methods of Interior Finishing, 3 cr.
Covers interior finishing material and its installation in residential and commercial structures. Lecture and laboratory.
CON-229 Install of Interior Finishing, 3 cr.
Covers interior wall coverings and their application as well as thermal and sound insulation. Lecture and laboratory.
Coaching / Officiating
PEC-115 Athletic Development & Human Growth, 1cr.
Human growth and development in children and youth in relations to physical activity.
PEC-120 Body Structure & Function, 1cr.
The structure and function of the human body in relation to physical activity.
PEC-126 Athletic Injury Prevention, 2cr.
Course provides a knowledge and understanding of the prevention, care and rehabilitation of athletic injuries.
PEC-110 Coaching Ethics, Techniques, & Theory, 1 cr.
Techniques and theory of coaching interscholastic athletics
*These courses are offered every other year, please check with your counselor
Course offerings are subject to change, students should check with their high school counselor.