High School Course Guide

Our High School Course Guide offers details about the opportunities and resources available to our high school students. Students and their families are encouraged to use the High School Course Guide to plan their educational pathway. The guide includes course descriptions, information about early college credit and alternative credit programs, and more. Graduation requirements, grade reporting, report cards and other policies and procedures are also included in the guide.

Program Overview 

Twice selected an Ohio School of Promise, Withrow offers intensive preparation and guidance for academic success in college. Students have the opportunity to earn college credit while attending high school by taking advantage of AP course such as AP English and AP Human Geology or by taking College Credit Plus courses such as English 101 & 102, Anatomy and Physiology, and college Spanish 1 & 2.  

My Tomorrow

Cincinnati Public Schools My Tomorrow*ed begins in the 7th and 8th grades and continues into students' senior year. Some of the ways we implement the vision of My Tomorrow here at Withrow is by exposing students to  more rigorous content, engaging students in critical thinking where they practice skills such as analyzing, synthesizing, and evaluating, and exposing students to real world issues. For additional information about the Initiative and what it means to your student, visit the My Tomorrow Website.

Withrow University High School of Business

The purpose of the High School of Business is to offer college-prep students the opportunity ti excel in a near college-level business administration program while still in high school. It offers challenging, rigorous courses through a program that provides breadth and depth of business knowledge and bridges the gap between academic learning and how it is used to solve complex business problems in the real world.

The Withrow High School of Business experience consists of a series of six required business administration courses (see below) and an observational internship. 

Grade 9 — Principles of Business

What does a rock group’s tour, a podcast and the NFL have in common? Business. In this course you’ll explore the major areas of business (marketing, management and finance) through fun, real world projects.

Grade 9 — Business Economics

Have you ever thought about the choices that the Three Little Pigs made? In Business Economics, you will consider how decisions (such as Work vs. Play or Sticks vs. Straw) affect businesses and individuals.

Grade 10  Principles of Marketing

Why would Apple choose an email campaign over a TV commercial? How does Nike determine its prices? Through projects and problems you will learn about these and other key marketing concepts.

Grade 11  Principles of Finance

Can you imagine a company president who doesn’t understand finances? Learning how companies manage their money is important in any business career. In this course, you will learn about finance as your manage an online portfolio.

Grade 12  Principles of Management

Get an up-close look at managing. You’ll learn first-hand how to manage projects and people - and how to do it ethically and legally. Work as a team to conquer problems you face in the areas of management, including human resources, risk, and knowledge management.

Grade 12  Business Strategies

Here’s where it all comes together. You and your classmates will team up to use what you’ve learned and created in the previous courses to start and run your own business. Take charge!

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