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Nondepartmental Electives

The Fremont Union High School District offers a selection of Non-Departmental elective courses that are not connected to any of the other departments listed in this guide. These courses offer students opportunities and/or supports that are not subject-specific. Some of these courses require that students meet specific criteria or must be selected to enable enrollment.


For a list of Non-Departmental Electives with descriptions please see the Course Selection Guide.

Course Units Grades  UC/CSU Requirement Prerequisite 
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) 10 9-12 N/A Enrollment in this course is by application/selection only
AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Junior/Senior Seminar 10 11-12 g (senior year only) Enrollment in this class is by application/selection only
Leadership 10 9-12 N/A Students must hold some type of office through elections or interviews
Perspectives 10 9-10 N/A Enrollment in this class is by application/selection only
Reading for Academic Success 10 9-12 N/A School Placement
AVID Tutor, Bilingual Tutor, School Service Tutor 0-10 11-12 N/A Permission of supervising teacher/staff and completion of tutor training workshop if offered
Student Clerk, Teacher Assistant 10 10-12 N/A Approval of supervising teacher/staff

High School Graduation & College Entrance Requirements

High School Graduation Requirements

Non-departmental elective courses may be applied to the 60 credits needed in the Elective area.

UC Eligibility

g. College Prep Elective – 1 year required.
There is not a non-departmental elective requirement, however the AVID in the senior year course can satisfy the "g" College Prep Elective requirement if a student earns 10 credits and a grade of "C" or higher.