Course Catalog and Selection

2021-2022 Houston High School Course Catalog and Course Selection

As your grade level counselor meets with you, please reference the following resources:

1.HHS Course Catalog 2021-22 -Download the catalog to your device and use the search feature to quickly look-up information about a course. Pay close attention to Prerequisites when making course selections. updated Feb 21 2020
2. NCAA Eligibility Student athletes considering playing sports in college should use this information from the NCAA Eligibility Center along with talking to your coach and grade level counselor to help select the most relevant courses.
3. Houston High School Math Pathways - Use this document as a guide in planning math courses until graduation
4. HHS 4-Year Plan: A general plan to help students map out their course of study through graduation.  This plan will be revisited each year. Course selections are subject to previous academic performance as well as availability and staffing. 
5. Request for Alternative Credit for Physical Education (Use this form to waive .5 Lifetime Sports requirement)
6. Graduation Credit Check SheetKeep track of required credits for graduation
7. Course Selection Presentation- Sophomore, Junior, and Senior Counselors presented this video to English classes. 
8. Frequently asked questions about freshman course selection:
Freshman Course Selection Presentation
-Freshman course selections FAQ.pdf
Course Selection Sheets 

The course selection cards are posted for you to use as a helpful resource.  They will not be turned in this year and will not require teacher signatures. Teachers are turning in recommendation lists to the counselors

Course Selection Entry on Skyward

Students will select courses online through Skyward. 

Please login through STUDENT ACCESS to enter your course selections in Skyward. It will NOT let you select courses if you are logged in through Family Access.  

Please follow the directions below in order to access Skyward through the Student Access portal. 

1. Go to

2. Enter your username and password using the example below.

Username = Firstname.Lastname (do not include full email address)

Password: On your first time logging in (or if you forget your password), select “Forgot Password” in your browser (not the mobile app) and enter your username (firstname.lastname). An email will be sent to your school email account to allow you to create your own password.

This will allow you to login to Skyward Student Access. If you have any issues following these, instructions, please email Mrs. Talley [email protected].

Not every elective is offered every year. Availability is determined by need as students register in the spring for the following year's courses. Once the student is placed in class, there can be no changes.

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