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Academic Electives

Along with our traditional course offerings, Kennedy Catholic also offers other academic electives available to students who are interested. Please see the Course Catalog for a complete listing.

Courses

MI1206 - LEADERSHIP SERVICE I (OC) (SEMESTER/YEAR)

The course is curriculum based and emphasizes the importance of communication, character, personal growth, and building strong relationships and teams. Also covered will be listening skills, synergy, perceptions, conflict styles, personality, and group formation. A variety of initiatives will be used to facilitate the learning of skills along with various media, to reinforce those skills throughout the semester. This course is an elective credit. Admission is by application only. Please see instructor for application.

MI1209 - LEADERSHIP SERVICE II (OC) (SEMESTER/YEAR)

Prerequisites: ASB Officers, ASB Coordinators, Senior Class Officers, Senior Class Coordinators, or Leadership Service I.

Leadership Service II provides the opportunity for student leaders to plan and implement student activities. This course may be extended to activities beyond the regular school day. This course is an elective credit. Admission is by application only. Please see instructor for application.

M11102 - PSYCHOLOGY OF PERFORMANCE & SPORT (FULL YEAR)

*New Course for the 17/18 School Year

Prerequisites: Open to Juniors and Seniors.

This course is a platform for Kennedy Catholic students to gain knowledge and insight for their present and future life in the areas of performance and to develop a better future in whatever they choose to pursue both personally and athletically. At the conclusion of the course, students gain a better understanding of the successes or failures of athletes based on theoretical principles. Students will develop a better understanding as to which psychological techniques help their own performance, not only in a sport setting, but in all performance pursuits (public speaking, academics, and professional settings).

M11102 - LIBRARY/TECHNOLOGY AIDE (FULL YEAR)

*New Course for the 17/18 School Year

Prerequisites: Open to Sophomores, Juniors, and Seniors.

In this course students will be trained in various aspects of a 21st Century library including research databases, cataloging systems, research assistant needs, technology support and planning activities and displays. Students taking this elective will become thoroughly acquainted with the Lancer Library facility, procedures and services, and will assist in its operation.