• Elective Offerings

  •  To complete his/her graduation requirements, each student will need the following elective credits:

    Physical Education

    1 credit

    Health and Wellness

    1/2 credit

    Computer Technology Courses
    Click here for all courses fulfilling the Technology credit(s)

    1 credit


    Fine Arts 
    Click here for all courses fullfiling the Fine Arts credit(s)

    1 credit


    7 1/2 credits

    Many of these credits will come from the following departments:

    • World Languages:   French, Latin, and Spanish are available at BVN.  Mandarin Chinese is available through the KU Edwards campus.

    • Visual Arts: 2-Dimensional and 3-Dimensional art courses

    • Performing Arts:  Drama, Choir, Band, Orchestra, Speech, Debate, Forensics, Journalism, Yearbook and Broadcast Technology

    • Career and Technical Education (CTE)Business, Family and Consumer Sciences, and Industrial Technology classes

    • Physical Education:  General Education, and Lifetime Fitness as well as Weights and Conditioning

    • Other:  Cheerleading, Drill Team, Teacher/Office/Counselor's Aide, Peer Tutoring, CDOP (Career Development Opportunity Program) and other specially designed instruction for students with special learning needs including Learning Center, Gifted and selected center-based programs 

    • Johnson County Technical Education Partnership:  Olathe Advanced Technical Center, Olathe North Culinary, and Shawnee Mission Broadmoor Center. See the Johnson County Technical Education Partnership section for additional details or contact Cory Cox, counselor.

    • See also:  Special programs offered through the district including the Center for Advanced Professional Studies and Virtual Online classes.

    Select a department on the left or Special Programs above to learn more about many of the classes offered.

    Consult the Course Description Guide for detailed descriptions of each class.