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English 6 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

This course provides a strong foundation in grammar and the writing process. It emphasizes simple but useful composition and language mechanics strategies with multiple opportunities for modeling practical, real-world writing situations that will enable students to improve their written communication skills quickly. Through a variety of grade-appropriate reading selections, students develop a clear understanding of key literary genres and their distinguishing characteristics.

English 7 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

English 7 integrates the study of writing and literature through the examination of a variety of genres. Students identify the elements of composition in the reading selections to understand their function and effect on the reader. Practice is provided in narrative and expository writing. Topics include comparison and contrast, persuasion, and cause and effect essays, as well as descriptive and figurative language. Lessons are supplemented with vocabulary development, grammar, and syntax exercises, along with an introduction to verbal phrases and research tools.

English 8 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

Extending the skills developed in English 7 through detailed study of parts of sentences and paragraphs to understand their importance to good writing. Students also acquire study skills such as time management and improved test-taking strategies. Other topics include punctuation, word choice, syntax, varying of sentence structure, subordination and coordination, detail and elaboration, effective use of reference materials, and proofreading.

English 9 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

English 9 is a course that uses texts of high complexity to provide an integrated language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language in order to ready students for college and career. Students must think critically while actively reading for explicit and implicit meaning as they examine both literary and informational texts.

Students will write for a variety of purposes including developing and supporting argumentative claims, creating informative and expository responses, and crafting narratives that develop real or imagined events. The course places an emphasis on identifying and using textual evidence to support critical analysis whether it be for a written or spoken response. Finally, students will acquire effective listening, viewing, and speaking skills and be able to transfer those specific skills into a collaborative setting.

English 10 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In this course, you will use text evidence to make inferences, determine the author’s purpose, analyze an author’s argument based on ideas presented in the text, and support your thinking using text evidence. You will be able to summarize a text, determine denotations and connotations, analyze the impact of word choice, and compare how mediums affect the tone and mood of a text. You will engage in grammar tasks and craft original writing using proper grammar practices.

This course utilizes texts of high complexity to provide an integrated language arts study in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and language with the goal of college and career readiness. Critical thinking while actively reading for explicit and implicit meaning is a must in examining literary and informational texts.

English 11 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In this course, students will think critically while actively reading for explicit and implicit meaning as they examine both literary and informational texts. Texts include foundational U.S. and world documents, as well as a guided reading of a Shakespearean play. Students will write for a variety of purposes including developing and supporting argumentative claims, creating informative and expository responses, and crafting narratives that develop real or imagined events. The course places an emphasis on identifying and using textual evidence to support critical analysis whether it be for a written or spoken response. Finally, students will acquire effective listening and speaking skills and be able to transfer those specific skills into a collaborative setting.

English 12 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In this course, students will think critically while actively reading for explicit and implicit meaning as they examine literary and informational texts. Texts include foundational U.S. and world documents and a guided reading of a Shakespearean play. Students will write for various purposes, including professional writing, developing and supporting argumentative claims, creating informative and expository responses, and crafting personal narratives that develop real or imagined events. The course emphasizes identifying and using textual evidence to support critical analysis, whether for a written or spoken response. Finally, students will acquire effective listening and speaking skills and be able to transfer those specific skills into a collaborative setting.

Advanced English Literature & Composition A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This online course is designed to teach learners to become skilled readers and writers through the study, analysis, and evaluation of literature. The course will teach learners how to perform close readings of literature, as well as develop and strengthen their writing skills. Advanced English Literature & Composition follows the curricular requirements described in the AP English Course Description.

Business English
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Business English is designed to strengthen students’ ability to read and write in the workplace. Writing for business purposes is a main focus of the course. Students will learn how to communicate effectively through email and instant messaging, as well as format specific types of business messages and workplace documents. The role of digital media, visuals, and graphics in workplace communication will be explored. The importance of professionalism, ethics, and other positive skills are also emphasized in the course. Additionally, guidance is provided to help students through the process of searching, applying, and interviewing for a job.

Creative Writing A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

This course is designed to get students to pursue creative writing as a vocation or as a hobby. To that purpose, it exposes them to different genres and techniques of creative writing, as also the key elements (such as plot and characterization in fiction) in each genre. Great creative writing does not come merely by reading about the craft—one also needs ideas; a process for planning, drafting and revising; and the opportunity to experiment with different forms and genres. The lesson tutorials in this course familiarize students with the basic structure and elements of different types or genres of writing. The course is based on Career and Technical Education (CTE) standards designed to help students prepare for entry into a wide range of careers in creative writing fields.

Gothic Literature: Monster Stories
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

It was a dark and stormy night, and the vampires, ghouls, and undead were on the prowl… Gothic Literature is riddled with the spooky, but did you know that this genre is so much more than a scary form of entertainment? In Gothic Literature, you’ll learn about how some of the world’s greatest authors from the 19th century through today used Gothic elements to tackle issues that needed serious attention: the class system, gender norms, racism, social injustice, and more! Grab your monster gear and explore why Gothic literature has retained its appeal even with today’s audiences.

Journalism A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Does your curiosity lead you to the heart of the matter? Channel this curiosity into developing strong writing, critical thinking, and research skills to perform interviews and write influential pieces, such as articles and blog posts. Learn about the evolution of journalism and its ethics, bias, and career directions to forge your path in this field. Journalists are asked to tell the world a story every single day—and their job is, to tell the truth. Learn how to choose a topic, structure your story, research facts, hone your observational skills, and write an article following journalism tradition. Go beyond the print world and discover how journalism can lead to exciting careers that will put you right in the action.

Mythology and Folklore
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Introduction to Mythology and Folklore is a one-semester course with 15 lessons that discuss myths, legends, and folklore from around the world. This course covers subjects such as Mythology, Legend, Folklore, Gods and the Goddesses, natural events, and wonders of the world.

Structure of Writing
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This semester-long course focuses on building good sentences. Students will learn how to put words, phrases, and clauses together and how to punctuate correctly. They will start using sentences in short compositions. As an extra bonus, students will add some new words to their vocabulary, and they will practice spelling difficult words. Near the end of the course, students are to submit a book report. Early in the course, encourage students to start looking for the books they want to read for the book report. They might also preview the introduction to that lesson so they know what will be expected.

Fine Arts

Middle School Digital Art and Design
HALF-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

There are so many different types of art in this world—fine art, classical art, visual art—but the impact of digital art and design is all around us, often in ways that you probably aren’t even aware of! After taking Digital Art and Design, you’ll enjoy a deeper understanding and appreciation for all things digital as you explore this special genre of art found in everything from advertising to animation to photography and beyond. In this course, you’ll learn about the evolution of art, the basic principles of art and design, and the role of art in politics and society. Additionally, you will actually create your own digital art and make it come alive. Give your creative side a boost with this Digital Art and Design course!

Middle School Photography A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

Photographs are all around us, and each helps to tell a story. Now it’s time for you to create your story through photos you learn how to take in this course. Learn the basics of using a camera, lighting, and how to choose great subjects to create magazine-worthy photos and amaze your friends and family with your skills. Taking photos is an art, and editing photos is a skill that many photographers seek to master. Explore how to manipulate angles and lighting, the purpose for different types of photo files, how to use different software to edit photos, and safe places you can store them. You’ll be well on your way to being an editing guru when you’re done with this course.

Middle School Exploring Music
HALF-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

What comes to mind when you hear the word ‘music’? Do you think about your favorite band or artist? Do you think about instruments and scales and chords? The word ‘music’ means something different to everyone. This is why in Exploring Music there is a little bit of something for everyone! You will learn about how we hear music and how music affects our lives. You will explore important elements of music like rhythm, pitch, and harmony, as well as different musical genres. You will discover more about your singing voice and musical instruments and composition while taking in the history and culture of music over the years. Tune up your understanding and appreciation for all things music by signing up for this course!

Art History and Appreciation
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course explores the main concepts of art, expression, and creativity as it helps students answer questions such as what is art; what is creativity; and how and why people respond to art. It covers essential design principles such as emphasis, balance, and unity. Units include: Art, History, and Culture; Western and World Art Appreciation; and Art and the Modern World.

Digital Photography 1 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Have you ever wondered how professional photographers manage to take such sensational pictures? How are they able to find just the right way to capture an image or moment in time? Perhaps you’ve even wondered why your own pictures don’t meet that standard. Digital Photography I: Creating Images with Impact! will answer these questions and help you understand.

Required Materials
  • Manual DSLR camera or digital camera with manual settings (the camera needs to allow for the mode, shutter speed, and aperture to be adjusted)
  • Tripod (or necessary item(s) to create a stable foundation such as a table)
  • Reflector (white paper, poster board, sheets, or a wall can also serve as a reflector)
  • Image editing software
  • Access to a slideshow application, such as PowerPoint
  • Students can use a smartphone with the addition/modification of a recommended pro camera app with manual settings.
Digital Photography 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

In today’s world, we are surrounded by images. We are continually seeing photographs as they appear in advertisements, on websites, in magazines, and on billboards; they even adorn our walls at home. While many of these images have been created by professional photographers, it is possible for your photos to take on a more professional look after you take them.

Required Materials
  • Manual DSLR camera or digital camera with manual settings (the camera needs to allow for the mode, shutter speed, and aperture to be adjusted)
  • Tripod (or necessary item(s) to create a stable foundation such as a table)
  • Reflector (white paper, poster board, sheets, or a wall can also serve as a reflector)
  • Image editing software
  • Access to a slideshow application, such as PowerPoint
  • Students can use a smartphone with the addition/modification of a recommended pro camera app with manual settings.
Fashion Design A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Are you a fashion trend follower? Are you drawn to how designers have pulled together fabrics and colors to create memorable pieces? Do you dream of designing your own line of clothing or accessories? Learn what it takes to get started in the fashion industry, from the careers available to new technology and trends reshaping the industry every day. Start creating!

Graphic Design and Illustration A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course will help students develop an understanding of the industry with a focus on topics such as history of graphic design, types of digital images, graphic design tools, storing and manipulating images, design elements and principles, copyright laws, and printing images. The course is based on Career Technical Education (CTE) standards designed to help students develop technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the graphic design industry.

Guitar 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Are you ready to take your guitar playing to the next level? Whether you want to play guitar for your family and friends, desire to be a professional performer, or just love playing music, this course is a great place to continue your journey towards musical excellence. You will build on the fundamentals of music and the basic skills necessary to play a wide variety of music styles. Student guides, Carlos and Ariel, will guide you through each step of this journey towards becoming a skilled guitarist and musician. This course can be used as a performing/fine arts credit to meet the requirements for certain high school graduation tracks.

Note: Successful completion of Guitar 1 at ASU Prep required

Required Materials

To complete this course, you will need 1 of the following types of guitars:

  • 6 string acoustic
  • 6 string electric
  • 6 string classical

You will also want a few picks at your disposal.

Optional purchases that most players like to have on hand include:

  • 1 set of backup strings
  • 1 string winder / peg winder
  • 1 tuner app downloaded on your phone (or 1 physical tuner)
Introduction to Visual Arts 
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course is intended for you to familiarize yourself with different types of visual arts. you will trace the history of art and describe various art forms. You will identify the elements of art and examine the principles of design. You will analyze the parameters in evaluating and critiquing art. You will examine copyright laws and discuss the ethical use of art.

Music Appreciation
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

In a time of an increasing emphasis on STEM courses and skills, it remains essential to provide your students with opportunities to explore the arts from both an informational and career-oriented perspective. In Music Appreciation, students will explore the history and evolution of music, learn the elements of music and musical notations, and the contributions of popular music artists and composers. A variety of lessons, activities, and discussions will help to develop an awareness and appreciation of music that will develop not only critical thinking skills, but life enriching skills as well.

Theater, Cinema, and Film A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Lights! Camera! Action! Theater and cinema are both forms of art that tell a story. Let’s explore the enchanting world of live theater and its fascinating relationship to the silver screen. Explore the different genres of both and how to develop the script for stage and film. Then dive into how to bring the script to life with acting and directing. If you have a passion for the art of film and stage, let’s bring your creativity to life!

General Electives

Middle School Fitness
HALF-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

Are you physically fit? What does being fit mean to you? Physical fitness is a lot more than just a number on a scale, and that’s exactly what you’ll learn in this course! Middle School Fitness helps you understand the basics of being physically fit and allows for a deeper understanding of your body’s functions. You will learn about the complex science behind exercise and determine how you can test your current level of fitness. Explore what it means to be mindful and discover what inspires you. Improving your physical fitness is a smart choice to make at any age, and by signing up for this course, you will be taking the first step on your exciting journey to understanding and improving your physical fitness.

Middle School Exploring Health Science
HALF-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

Where do healthcare workers spend their days? What do they really do? From cruise ships to sports arenas, you can find healthcare workers in many places that you might not expect. Explore this field, including what it would be like to work in a medical lab. Learn what it takes to keep you and your patients safe, and begin to learn about the human body and basic first-aid.

Middle School Career Exploration A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

How do you pick a career path when you’re not sure what’s even out there? This course allows you to begin exploring options in fields such as teaching, business, government, hospitality, health science, IT, and more! You’ll align your interests, wants, and needs to career possibilities, including the required education for each. Let’s find a pathway that works for you.

Middle School Coding 1 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

Do you find yourself wondering how your favorite apps, websites, and games were made? Maybe you want to try building your own. Well, now you can! In Middle School Coding 1, you will get an introduction to the basics of computer science, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Python. You’ll leave the course with a portfolio of work you can show off!

Middle School Coding 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

In Middle School Coding 2, you will expand your knowledge of programming languages and web development by further exploring Python, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. You will analyze the differences between web development and web application development while growing your portfolio, which will serve to highlight everything you have learned and created in the course.

Middle School Exploring Information Technology
HALF-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

Are you interested in creating a website or app, or managing various technology solutions, but not sure where to start? If so, then it’s time to explore the different career options available to you in IT and learn the foundations of IT to get you started. Examine various IT pathways of web and digital communications, information and support services, network systems, and programming and software development. Let’s investigate which career pathway is right for you!

Middle School Game Design 1 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

We love to play video games, but have you ever wanted to build your own? If you are interested in a career in technology but also want a creative outlet, Game Design might be the field for you. Learn how to build a game from the ground up in this interactive and hands-on course that will teach you all the ins and outs of making your own game.

Note: This course will not work on a Chromebook.

Middle School Game Design 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

It’s time to take your Game Design knowledge up a level! You built your game design skills and Scratch techniques in the first part of this course. By the end, you wrote your game design document. Now you are ready to start developing that game! You’ll create details and add component pieces in a game while learning to prototype, troubleshoot, and test.

Middle School Journalism
HALF-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

Are you someone who likes to get the story straight? Do you always want to know more? Who? What? When? Where? How? These are the details that make for a great story. Knowing how to find these key facts and then write them up in a way that makes it easy for others to read about it is the skill of a true journalist. In Middle School Journalism: Tell Your Story, you’ll learn how to ask the right questions, look for the details, and find the story in any situation. You’ll learn how to gather information effectively, organize ideas, format stories for media production, and edit your articles. Get ready to break that news!

Middle School Learning in a Digital World
HALF-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

The digital world seems to change every day, and touch more of our lives. We use technology to communicate with friends and family, find neverending entertainment options, follow our favorite sports teams and fashion trends, and do our school work. In Learning in a Digital World you will get the tools to navigate this exciting and always changing world. Learn about real-world issues and how to solve real-world problems through interactive and hands-on assignments. Discover what it means to be a responsible digital citizen, expand your digital literacy, and become a successful online student. Consider the best ways to find, create, and share information, learn to maximize information and communication technologies, and explore digital content creation, from emails and blogs to social media, videos, and podcasts.

Health and Physical Education A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Your health is more than skin deep- or should we say muscle deep? There are many factors that influence your fitness from biological predispositions to the foods you eat, the sleep you get, your psychology, and more! This course will go beyond the superficial of fitness and dig into the science behind it. You will explore the basics of how to assess your baseline fitness, design and implement a fitness plan, fuel your body to achieve your fitness goals, and stay safe while improving your health. Physical fitness is a journey, not a destination: start your expedition now!

Health
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

This course is based on a rigorously researched scope and sequence that covers the essential concepts of health. Students are provided with a variety of health concepts and demonstrate their understanding of those concepts through problem solving. The five units explore a wide variety of topics that include nutrition and fitness, disease and injury, development and sexuality, substance abuse, and mental and community health.

Nutrition and Personal Wellness
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Have you ever heard the phrase “your body is your temple” and wondered what it means? Keeping our physical body healthy and happy is just one of the many challenges we face, and yet, many of us don’t know how to best achieve it. Positive decisions around diet and food preparation are key to this process, and you will find the essential skills needed to pursue a healthy, informed lifestyle in Nutrition and Wellness. Making sure you know how to locate, buy, and prepare fresh delicious food will make you, and your body, feel amazing. Impressing your friends and family as you nourish them with your knowledge? That feels even better.

Physical Education
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

This course’s three units include Getting Active, Improving Performance, and Lifestyle. Unit activities elevate students’ self-awareness of their health and well-being while examining topics such as diet and mental health and exploring websites and other resources. In addition to being effective as a stand-alone course, the components can be easily integrated into other health and wellness courses.

Academic Success
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

As in other areas of life, success in academics results from learning and practicing positive habits. This one-semester elective provides practical, hands-on guidance on developing and improving study habits and skills, regardless of a student’s level of accomplishment. Academic Success includes five lessons and two course activities in a flexible structure that is adaptable to the needs and circumstances of individual students. The course can also be used for college-level developmental education.

Anthropology A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

What makes us human? Is it our ability to use language? Is it our abstract thinking skills or our use of tools and technology? In Anthropology 1: Uncovering Human Mysteries you will trace the history of homo sapiens and explore our evolutionary trail. This course offers an anthropological lens to observe our movement from cave dweller to modern humans. It sheds light on how we forged our way and developed all of the things that make us human, such as our cultures, languages, and religions. We, as humans in the 21st century, are highly intelligent, innovative people with astounding technological ability – how did we get this way?

Applied Engineering A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Do you like to invite solutions to solve problems? Applied engineering has advanced areas such as energy, transportation, health and genetics, alternative energy, food packaging, etc. Explore various inventions and solutions that have solved problems across industries. Examine how artificial intelligence and technology are making an impact on breakthroughs. Evaluate the range of robotic and STEM-related career options available for you to make a difference in lives with your contributions and innovations. Discover how technology has changed the world around us by pursuing technological solutions to everyday problems. While using scientific and engineering methods, learn how electricity, electronic systems, magnets, and circuits work. Understand the design process and bring your ideas to life. Explore how engineering advances your ideas and the world!

Prerequisite: Principles of Engineering or similar coursework.

Applied Medical Terminology A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Built on the same sound pedagogy and proven course design methodologies as all of our courses, Medical Terminology helps students understand the structure and meaning of medical terms and identify medical terminology associated with various body systems. As the healthcare industry becomes more and more complex, developing expertise in accurately and efficiently identifying medical terms and their specific application is essential to a growing variety of health care careers. This course begins to prepare your students for those careers.

Artificial Intelligence
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Artificial Intelligence is a single-semester course that explains the evolution of Artificial Intelligence and its scope in the future. This course also describes how Artificial Intelligence is used in fields such as games, speech recognition, and computer vision. In this course, you will learn about different types of intelligent agents and their environments. You will also learn how to formulate problems and represent knowledge. The course Artificial Intelligence also covers the concepts of machine learning, natural language processing, expert systems, and robots. You will also learn about the ethics and safety issues related to artificial intelligence.

Career Explorations
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course covers all of the career clusters in the National Career Clusters Framework. You’ll explore the career pathways within each cluster, determine the academic and skill requirements for different career pathways, and learn about the jobs available in each pathway and the work these professionals do. This course will also guide you through the process of creating an academic and career plan based on you interests, abilities, and life goals.

Careers in Criminal Justice A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Most of us have watched a sensationalized crime show at one time or another, but do we really know how things work behind those dreaded prison bars? Do we really understand all the many factors in our justice proceedings? The criminal justice system is a very complex field that requires many seriously dedicated people who are willing to pursue equal justice for all. The Careers in Criminal Justice course illuminates what those different career choices are and how the juvenile justice system, the correctional system, and the trial process all work together to maintain social order. Find out more about what really happens when the television show ends and reality begins.

Culinary Arts 1 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Thinking of a career in the foodservice industry or looking to develop your culinary skills? Explore basic cooking and knife skills while preparing you for entry into the culinary world. Discover the history of food culture, food service, and global cuisines while learning about food science principles and preservation. Prepare for your future by building the professional, communication, leadership, and teamwork skills that are crucial to a career in the culinary arts.

Culinary Arts 2
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Did you know that baking is considered a science? Discover how to elevate your culinary skills through the creation of stocks, soups, sauces, and learn baking techniques. Examine sustainable food practices and the benefits of nutrition while maintaining taste, plating, and presentation to truly wow your guests. Explore careers in the culinary arts for ways to channel your newfound passion!

Prerequisite: Culinary arts 1 A/B or similar coursework.

Cybersecurity
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

In the Cybersecurity course, students will learn about the practice of protecting networks, systems, and programs from digital attacks. They will better understand the aim of these attacks, such as destroying information, extorting money and resources, or disrupting business operations. They will learn about the challenges and opportunities that implementing cybersecurity measures can present. As attackers become more innovative, it is more important than ever to have effective cybersecurity channels in place to counter them. Students will learn about countermeasures and role recovery and their integral function in the cybersecurity realm. Additionally, students will learn what makes certain networks and systems more vulnerable to attacks. They will become adept at identifying potential viruses, worms, threats, and malware. The Cybersecurity course acts as a foundation on which to build extensive knowledge about threats to digital security.

Entrepreneurship A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Starting a business is more than just having a good idea. Successful entrepreneurs know how to use and apply fundamental business concepts to turn their ideas into thriving businesses. Explore topics such as identifying the best business structure, business functions and operations, finance, business laws, regulations, and more! If you have ever dreamed of making a business idea a reality, take the time to establish a solid foundation of business skills to make your business dreams come true!

Forensics: The Science of Crime A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
NCAA APPROVED

We watch with interest as crime scenes are dramatized on television and in film, and sit on the edge of our seat as various members of the justice system solve the most baffling cases. But what about the science behind the crime? Forensics: The Science of Crime explores the role science and technology plays in this fascinating and growing career. In this course, you’ll learn the specialized skills and techniques used during a crime scene investigation and how evidence and data is expertly collected, preserved, and analyzed. With a strong focus on the innovative science used in the field as well as participation in interactive activities, you will follow the entire forensic process – from examining evidence to taking the findings to trial – and learn how the professionals are utilizing science to bring criminals to justice.

Game Development
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This one-semester elective course is intended as a practical, hands-on guide to help you understand the process of game development. This course covers: the history of video games, types of early consoles, arcades, personal computers, and platform convergence; game and player goals, game genres, player motivations, and player demographics; story and character development, gameplay, game styles, and level design; game user interface, game audio, mobile and social gaming, and the different job roles in the video game industry; game development phases, the role of management in game production, and various methods used for marketing games; and the future of gaming, existing trends and possible directions in video gaming.

High School Game Design 1 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Are you a gamer? Do you enjoy playing video games or coding? Does the idea of creating and designing your own virtual world excite you? If so, this is the course for you! Tap into your creative and technical skills as you learn about the many aspects involved with designing video games. You will learn about video game software and hardware, various gaming platforms, necessary technical skills, troubleshooting and internet safety techniques, and even the history of gaming. And to top it all off, you’ll even have the opportunity to create your very own plan for a 2D video game! Turn your hobby into a potential career and go from simply being a player in a virtual world to actually creating one.

Note: This course will not work on a Chromebook.

High School Game Design 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Now that you have the basics of game design down, let’s use your creativity to develop a game from start to finish! Develop your game creation skills and practice with the tools professionals use to launch your career options in the field of game design. The content of this course also applies to certification exams.

Note: This course will not work on a Chromebook.

International Business A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

From geography to culture Global Business is an exciting topic in the business community today. This course is designed to help students develop the appreciation, knowledge, skills, and abilities needed to live and work in a global marketplace.It takes a global view on business, investigating why and how companies go international and are more interconnected. The course further provides students a conceptual tool by which to understand how economic, social, cultural, political and legal factors influence both domestic and cross-border business. Business structures, global entrepreneurship, business management, marketing, and the challenges of managing international organizations will all be explored in this course. Students will cultivate a mindfulness of how history, geography, language, cultural studies, research skills, and continuing education are important in both business activities and the 21st century.

Law and Order: Introduction to Legal Studies
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Imagine if there were no laws and people could do anything they wanted. It’s safe to say the world would be a pretty chaotic place! Every society needs some form of regulation to ensure peace in our daily lives and in the broader areas of business, family disputes, traffic violations, and the protection of children. Laws are essential to preserving our way of life and must be established and upheld in everyone’s best interest. In Law and Order: Introduction to Legal Studies, you’ll delve deeper into the importance of laws and consider how their application affects us as individuals and communities. Through understanding the court system and how laws are actually enacted, you will learn to appreciate the larger legal process and how it safeguards us all.

Military Careers
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Most of us have seen a war movie; maybe it had a hotshot aviator or a renegade private or a daring Special Forces operative. But outside of these sensationalized portrayals, do you really understand how the military works or what it can do for you? The military offers far more career diversity than most people imagine, and Introduction to Military Careers will provide the information you need to gain a broader understanding of how to find the right fit. You will learn about the five military branches— Air Force, Army, Coast Guard, Marines Corps, and Navy—and examine which jobs you might like to pursue. From aviation, to medicine, to law enforcement, the military can be an outstanding place to achieve your dreams in a supportive and well-structured environment.

Peer Counseling
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Are you the person that people come to for advice? Does it seem that your friends always talk to you about their problems? If so, Peer Counseling may be the perfect course for you. It offers ways for you to explore this valuable skill and better understand how it can make a difference in the lives of others. Helping people achieve their personal goals is one of life’s most rewarding experiences, and Peer Counseling will show you the way to provide support, encouragement, and resource information. Learn how to observe others as a Peer Counselor as you carefully listen and offer constructive, empathic communication while enhancing your own communication skills.

Psychology A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

Do you ever wonder how your mind works? Why do you think about your world the way you do? As you prepare for college, career, and life, psychology is an invaluable foundation for understanding what makes humans tick. In addition to theory and science work, you will gain knowledge on a wide array of issues on both individual and global levels, examining connections between content areas within psychology and relating them to psychological knowledge of everyday life, including available careers for those who study psychology.

Principles of Business, Marketing, & Finance A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course has a broad application for almost every career path that your students might choose. This course supplies both essential career skills and life skills. Designed for early high school students, the course offers you the flexibility to customize it to the unique needs of your program and your students. Interactive games and other engaging online and offline activities make practical real-life application of essential business principles understandable and useful in the daily lives of your students and in the careers that they choose.

Principles of Education and Training A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course is designed to enable all students at the high school level to learn the basics of education and training. Students will learn about the various trends and factors that influence the education industry. This course introduces various career opportunities in the field of education. The units in this course include personal and professional skills needed in various education careers, child growth and development, child health, delivering instruction, and technology in education.The course is based on Career Technical Education (CTE) standards designed to help students develop technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the education industry.

Principles of Engineering A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

What if you could do the impossible? Engineers understand a lot of things, but the word impossible definitely isn’t one of them. Through Concepts of Engineering and Technology, you’ll learn how the momentum of science is continually propelling engineers in new directions towards a future full of insight and opportunity. This course explores the different branches of engineering and how problem-solving, sketching, collaboration, and experimentation can change the very fiber of our human lives. This ever-increasing knowledge can also lead to serious ethical dilemmas and the need to discuss where the boundaries of science lie (or even if there should be boundaries). By examining astounding engineering feats and complex ongoing issues, you, too, will begin to question whether the word impossible really exists.

Principles of Law, Public Safety, Corrections, & Security A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course includes 15 lessons that help students learn about careers that make a powerful impact in all of our lives. From criminal law to every phase of the trial process, the course moves on to include lessons on the correctional system and the implications of legal ethics and the constitution.

Public Speaking A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Do you strive to gain more confidence when speaking in front of people? Learn techniques from famous speakers throughout history while learning what it takes to make a great speech. Develop skills that will serve you well throughout your career and personal life. Bring your speeches to life by learning about body language, vocal, and other techniques. Learn about logic and reason while gaining the confidence to help create and deliver great presentations and speeches. You will also critically examine your speeches and presentations and those of others to improve upon your in-person and virtual presentation skills.

Sociology A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Human beings are complex creatures; however, when they interact and begin to form relationships and societies, things become even more complicated. Are we more likely to act differently in a group than we will when we’re alone? How do we learn how to be “human”? Sometimes it can feel as if there are more questions than answers. Sociology I: The Study of Human Relationships seeks to answer these questions and many more as it explores culture, group behavior, and societal institutions and how they affect human behavior. You’ll learn how social beliefs form and how this shapes our lives. This course takes a powerful look at how social institutions like families, religion, government, and education shape our world and how collective behavior and social movements can create change. Although the reality of the battles isn’t always pretty, gaining a clearer picture of the different sides can help you better understand how our lives are shaped by entertainment, social institutions, and social change.

Women’s Studies
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Women’s Studies is a one-semester course with 14 lessons that introduce students to women’s studies, gender studies, and gender roles. The course traces the history of feminism, analyzes feminist theories, and examines intersectionality. Students will learn about social and political movements for the rights of women and other vulnerable groups. Students will also learn about social and family structures and socialization, which includes identifying prejudices, biases, and stereotypes that exist in society, and how the media perpetuates some stereotypes about gender roles and identities. The course also covers social and family structures, different forms of oppression, ways to prevent oppression, and methods to help and empower victims. Students will learn about international activism for gender equality, legal rights, and the challenges in achieving equality for all citizens from every section of society. The course combines a variety of content types, including lessons, activities, discussions, and games to engage learners as they discover the significance of women’s studies.

Math

Math 6 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
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This middle school course will provide students with a deep understanding and mastery of the objectives that will prepare them for algebra. It is aligned to Common Core State Standards, and is based on best practices in the teaching of mathematics and the disciplines of STEM learning. Students will develop 21st century skills as they master ratios and proportional relationships; the number system; and number visualization. The course is highly engaging while being easy for teachers to customize and manage.

Math 7 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
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Math 7 builds on material learned in earlier grades, including fractions, decimals, and percentages and introduces students to concepts they will continue to use throughout their study of mathematics. Among these are surface area, volume, and probability. Real-world applications facilitate understanding, and students are provided multiple opportunities to master these skills through practice problems within lessons, homework drills, and graded assignments.

Math 8 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

This course is designed to enable all students at the middle school level to develop a deep understanding of math objectives and leaves students ready for algebra. The first semester covers objectives in transformations, linear equations, systems of equations, and functions. The second semester focuses on scientific notation, roots, the Pythagorean Theorem and volume, and statistics and probability. The course is based on the Common Core State Standards Initiative and on a modern understanding of student learning in mathematics.

Integrated Math 1 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

This course is designed to present mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of problem-solving skills. Linear relationships are a main focus of this course. You will graph, create, and solve linear equations and apply function notation to describe linear relationships. You will also explore foundations of geometry and coordinate geometry. You will investigate and prove theorems about lines, angles, triangles, parallelograms, and other polygons and build geometric constructions using both basic tools and technology.

Integrated Math 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
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This course is designed to present mathematics as a coherent, useful, and logical subject that makes use of problem-solving skills. The focus is on quadratic expressions, equations, and functions. You will compare their characteristics and behavior to those of linear and exponential relationships and solve quadratic equations that have real and complex solutions. Finally, you will investigate and prove theorems about lines, angles, and triangles.

Integrated Math 3 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
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In this course, you will pull together and apply skills and concepts from the previous Mathematics courses. You will begin by focusing on how expressions and functions can model relationships. The course has a concentrated focus on polynomial, radical, and rational functions, so you will expand your arithmetic skills to include polynomial, radical, and rational expressions and equations. You will analyze their key features with tables, graphs, and equations when they are in function form. You will also investigate and measure surface area and volume of geometric solids, applying what you discover to model and solve real-world problems.

Mathematical Models and Application A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
NCAA APPROVED

In Mathematical Models with Applications, you will learn to apply mathematics through experiences in personal finance, science, engineering, fine arts, and social sciences. You will use algebraic, graphical, and geometric reasoning to recognize patterns and structure, model information, solve problems, and communicate solutions. Along the way, you will select from a variety of tools including manipulatives, technology, and data collection devices. This course takes an integrated approach to mathematics as you further your skills in the disciplines of algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and probability and statistics.

Algebra 1 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

The course content will include a rigorous approach to solving, graphing, and writing linear quadratic, rational, and exponential functions. You will develop mathematical knowledge that will increase your ability to communicate and reason with mathematical concepts. This course offers a solid foundation for further study of mathematical relationships.

Algebra 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

Algebra 2 continues students’ mathematical journey, begun in Algebra 1, of combining the concrete world of numbers into the sometimes abstract world of functions and other topics. The course thoroughly prepares students for the oncoming rigor of Pre-Calculus and beyond, yet does so in a manner that is compelling and rewarding, and fosters an appreciation for the real-life applications of each topic explored, as well as for math itself.

Geometry A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

Geometry offers a rich and engaging subject to explore with students! Students will initially focus on plane Euclidean geometry, which allows for both synthetic and analytical approaches, and enables students to develop their logical reasoning skills. Then, exploring congruence, similarity,  and symmetry through geometric transformations and exploring and applying theorems about triangles and quadrilaterals will help students develop their problem-solving abilities. While trigonometry opens doors to real-world applications and deeper mathematical understanding, circle geometry provides a robust theoretical environment to hone problem-solving and reasoning skills even further.

Precalculus A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

This course includes the study of functions, trigonometry, and geometry, preparing students for advanced studies in STEM-related courses. An emphasis is placed on building conceptual understandings, reasoning mathematically, and modeling with mathematics. This is accomplished using inquiry, real-world contexts, and explorations with technology.

Probability and Statistics
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
NCAA APPROVED

This course is designed for students in grades 11 and 12 who may not have attained a deep and integrated understanding of the topics in earlier grades. Students acquire a comprehensive understanding of how to represent and interpret data; how to relate data sets; independent and conditional probability; applying probability; making relevant inferences and conclusions; and how to use probability to make decisions.

Calculus A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

This course includes the study of functions, limits, differential calculus, and integral calculus. Students will use differential calculus in a variety of applications, such as the analysis of functions, optimization, and motion. They will use integral calculus in applications such as finding the volume of a solid of revolution, as well as various physics problems. All of this is accomplished using inquiry, real-world contexts, and explorations with technology. The purpose of this course is to provide students with a deep understanding of foundational calculus concepts.

Advanced Calculus
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Calculus is the mathematics of change. It is used to solve complex problems that are continuously evolving and would otherwise be unsolvable with only algebra and geometry. This online advanced placement course is designed to prepare students to become deep mathematical thinkers. You will explore the calculus concepts of limits, differentiation, and integration and apply those concepts in meaningful ways.

Consumer Mathematics
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

This course explains how four basic mathematical operations – addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division – can be used to solve real-life problems. It addresses practical applications for math, such as wages, taxes, money management, and interest and credit. Projects for the Real World activities are included that promote cross-curricular learning and higher-order thinking and problem-solving skills.

Financial Mathematics A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Financial Mathematics is designed to instruct students in algebraic thinking while also preparing them to navigate a number of financial applications. Students will explore how algebraic knowledge is connected to many financial situations, including investing, using credit, paying taxes, and shopping for insurance. In studying these topics, students will learn about the linear, exponential, and quadratic relationships that apply to financial applications. In addition, the course will help prepare students to tackle the wide variety of financial decisions they will face in life, from setting up their first budget to planning for retirement.

Personal and Family Finance A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

How do our personal financial habits affect our financial future? How can we make smart decisions with our money in the areas of saving, spending, and investing? This course introduces students to basic financial habits such as setting financial goals, budgeting, and creating financial plans. Students will learn more about topics such as taxation, financial institutions, credit, and money management. The course also addresses how occupations and educational choices can influence personal financial planning, and how individuals can protect themselves from identity theft.

Accounting A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This one-semester course is intended to help you familiarize yourself with the basics of Accounting. This course covers the fundamentals of bookkeeping and financial statements. It also covers career opportunities and the key government regulations in the accounting field. You will understand the accounting functions specific to different kinds of businesses. This course covers the accounting functions of different business types and the specialized accounting tasks related to them. It also covers the essential interpersonal and workplace skills required as a professional in this field.

Introduction to Finance 
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course is designed to enable students at high school level to develop financial skills that they can use during their careers in business organizations. Financial literacy is an increasingly essential capability as students prepare for the workforce, and this 18-lesson course provides the information they need to determine if a career in finance is right for them. The course uses games and online discussions to effectively facilitate learning, while introducing your learners to a variety of topics, including investment strategies, money management, asset valuation, and personal finance. The course is based on Career Technical Education (CTE) standards designed to help students develop technical knowledge and skills needed for success in the finance industry.

Science

Science 6 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

This inquiry- and lab-based course is designed to support modern science curriculum and teaching practices. It robustly meets NGSS learning standards associated with a sixth-grade integrated science course, focusing on basic physical science, Earth and space science, and ecosystems. Content topics include structure and properties of matter, forces and motion, the Earth and space, the history of the Earth, the interdependence of ecosystems, and weather and climate.

Science 7 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

This inquiry- and lab-based course is designed to support modern science curriculum and teaching practices. It robustly meets NGSS learning standards associated with a seventh-grade integrated science course, focusing on cells, the life cycle, nutrition, chemical reactions, force fields, and energy. Content topics include cells and human body systems, the life cycle, nutrition and energy, chemical reactions, force fields, and energy.

Science 8 A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

This inquiry- and lab-based course is designed to support modern science curriculum and teaching practices. It robustly meets NGSS learning standards associated with an eighth-grade integrated science course. Content topics include genes and adaptations, evolution, energy and the Earth, the Earth’s changing climate, waves, and technology and human impacts on the Earth.

Middle School Earth and Space Science A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

This inquiry- and lab-based course is designed to support modern science curriculum and teaching practices. It robustly meets NGSS learning standards associated with middle school Earth and space science. Content topics include Earth and space systems and interactions, the history of the Earth, the Earth’s systems, weather and climate, climate change, and human impacts on the Earth.

Life Science A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

This inquiry- and lab-based course is designed to support modern science curriculum and teaching practices. It robustly meets NGSS learning standards associated with middle school life science. Content topics include cells and human body systems, structure and functions of living organisms, genes and adaptations, evolution, energy flow in ecosystems, and interdependence of ecosystems.

Physics A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

This course helps learners understand the technological world in which they live and take an informed interest in science and scientific developments. You will learn about the basic principles of physics through a mix of theoretical and practical studies. You will also gain an understanding of how science is studied and practiced, and become aware that the results of scientific research can have both good and bad effects on individuals, communities, and the environment. You will participate in regular in-person labs (with materials available at home or a school lab site), and experience experiments that are supplemented with other virtual reality experiences.

Biology A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In this course students will explore the processes required to maintain living organisms. From the tiny molecules and intricate molecular processes to keep cells alive to the large cycling of matter and energy through ecosystems, students will analyze data, explore tools used to study life, and study how variation, but within organisms and in entire ecosystems, contributes to the resiliency of living things.

Advanced Biology
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Biology is presented as one form of scientific inquiry, the process of channeling human curiosity into purposeful exploration, discovery, and exploration of observable natural phenomena. Biology is the study of life, but it is most important as a shared method of asking questions all humans have about life and living things, and communicating responses to the questions in clear and understandable forms.

Chemistry A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In this course, students will think critically about the physical processes surrounding matter and energy. They will be asked to apply the principles that guide chemical reactions to real world scenarios and analyze real world outcomes.

Advanced Chemistry
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

The course is presented through the lens of scientific inquiry—the process of channeling human curiosity into purposeful exploration, discovery, and application of observable natural phenomena. In this course, students will grow to understand their physical world in a deep way. At the same time, an inquiry and STEM-oriented approach to chemistry offers students a shared method of asking questions about the world around them. Their experience and knowledge from this course—tied to a strong emphasis on qualitative and quantitative analysis and communication—is designed to enable them to understand important scientific and societal problems and to creatively grapple with such problems.

Anatomy and Physiology A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In this course students will explore the relationship between structure and function and how the human body maintains homeostasis. You will apply principles learned in biology to each of the human body systems as well as how cellular transport, cellular organelles, and organic macromolecules come together in a specific organization to maintain life.

Environmental Science A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

This course is designed to introduce students to the history of environmental science in the United States, ecological interactions and succession , environmental change , adaptation, and biogeochemical cycles. Students will learn about the importance of environmental science as an interdisciplinary field. They will describe the importance of biodiversity to the survival of organisms, and learn about ecological pyramids . They will discuss the effects of climate change and explore different types of adaptation . They will describe the steps of the water cycle, and discuss how carbon, oxygen, nitrogen, and phosphorus cycle in the global environment.

High School Earth and Space Science A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In this course, you will explore how the spheres of Earth are connected to create and maintain a habitable planet. You will apply principles learned previously about outer space, our solar system, and the planets to understand Earth’s place in outer space. You will evaluate how internal and external processes interact with one another and will analyze current and historical data to predict what future Earth may look like.

Integrated Physics & Chemistry A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

The lessons in this course employ direct-instruction approaches. They include application and Inquiry-oriented activities that facilitate the development of higher-order cognitive skills, such as logical reasoning, sense-making, and problem solving.

Physical Science A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In this course, you will have the opportunity to explore the characteristics of objects and materials that you encounter daily. You will gain an understanding of the nature of matter and energy, including their forms, the changes they undergo, and their interactions. You will develop an understanding of the fundamental laws of motion, knowledge of the various ways energy is stored in a system, and the processes by which energy is transferred between systems and surroundings. You will participate in regular in-person labs (with materials available at home or a school lab site), and experience experiments that are supplemented with other virtual reality experiences.

Marine Science
HALF-CREDIT CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
NCAA APPROVED

Have you ever wondered about the secrets of the deep, and how the creatures below the ocean’s surface live and thrive? It is truly a new frontier of discovery, and in Marine Science you will begin to better understand the aquatic cycles, structures, and processes that generate and sustain life in the sea. Through the use of scientific inquiry, research, measurement, and problem solving, you will conduct various scientific procedures that will lead to an increased level of knowledge about Marine Science. You will also have the opportunity to use technology and laboratory instruments in an academic setting. By recognizing the inherent ethics and safety procedures necessary in advanced experiments, you will become progressively more confident in your abilities as a capable marine scientist.

Health Science A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

We know the world is filled with different health problems and finding effective solutions is one of our greatest challenges. How close are we to finding a cure for cancer? What’s the best way to treat diabetes and asthma? How are such illnesses as meningitis and tuberculosis identified and diagnosed? Health Sciences I: The Whole Individual provides the answers to these questions and more as it introduces you to such health science disciplines as toxicology, clinical medicine, and biotechnology. Understanding the value of diagnostics and research can lead to better identification and treatment of many diseases, and by learning all the pertinent information and terminology you can discover how this amazing field will contribute to the betterment of human life in our future.

Astronomy A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Ever wondered how the Earth developed and exists in the vastness of space? How do the scientific laws of motion and gravity play a role in its existence? Discover answers to these questions and explore the origin of the universe, the Milky Way, and other galaxies and stars, including the concepts of modern astronomy and the methods used by astronomers to learn more about the universe.You’ll be taken on an exciting journey through the solar system to explore the sun, comets, asteroids, meteors, life cycles of stars, and planets’ properties. Become familiar with the concepts of space travel and settlements, and what it could be like to live and work in space.

Great Minds in Science
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Sometimes there are simply more questions than answers. Does life exist on other planets? How extreme is the human ability to survive? Will the issue of global warming ever be solved? Today, scientists, explorers, and writers are working to answer such questions by using extensive inquiry to find innovative solutions. Similar to such famous minds from history as Edison, Einstein, Curie, and Newton, the scientists of today are finding ways to revolutionize our lives and the world. Great Minds in Science: Ideas for a New Generation takes an in-depth look at the extraordinary work of these individuals and demonstrates how their ideas may very well shape the world of tomorrow.

Revolutionary Ideas in Science
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Ideas in Science is a one-semester course with 15 lessons that cover the discoveries and inventions in science from prehistoric to present times. This course covers subject areas such as: prehistoric science, technology, ancient and medieval science, the scientific revolution, thermodynamics and electricity, and many more.

Social Studies

Middle School Pre Modern World History A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

Students will understand the cultural, religious, economic, and political systems of selected societies with a focus on the Eastern Hemisphere. Regions include the Middle East and North Africa, sub-Saharan Africa, Europe, Asia (east, south, and southeast), and Oceania. This course covers prehistory to the Renaissance.

Middle School World History A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

In Middle School World History, learners will study major historical world events from early human societies through to the present day. Multimedia tools including custom videos as well as videos from the BBC, custom maps, and interactive timelines will help engage learners as they complete this year-long course. They will explore the development of early humans and early civilizations. They will be introduced to the origins of major world religions, such as Hinduism and Buddhism. Also, learners will study the medieval period. Historical thinking and geography skills will be taught and utilized throughout the course.

Middle School Contemporary World History A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

In Middle School Contemporary World History, you’ll explore major historical events around the world throughout. You’ll develop your historical thinking skills, learn about the major religions and classical civilizations of several regions around the world, examine the origins and developments of European exploration, learn about the causes and effects of the Renaissance and the Reformation, and you’ll explore revolutions that occurred from 1789 to 1848, including the Scientific Revolution, the American Revolution, and the French Revolution. Moving into the modern era, you’ll then explore the causes and effects of the Industrial Revolution, the spread of nationalism in Europe, and the Russian Revolution, analyze imperialism in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and examine the causes and consequences of World War I. and World War II, analyzing the factors that started the war and the impact of the war, explore the rise and fall of communism in the Soviet Union and China and learn about the Cold War between the United States and the Soviet Union, analyze the effects of decolonization in Southeast Asia and Africa, study the modernization of China and the rise of nationalism in the Middle East, and explore economic globalization and evaluate the benefits and challenges of living in the modern world.

Middle School U.S. History A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

In Middle School U.S. History, learners will explore historical American events with the help of innovative videos, timelines, and interactive maps and images. The course covers colonial America through the Reconstruction period. Learners will develop historical thinking and geography skills, which they will use throughout the course to heighten their understanding of the material. Specific topics of study include the U.S. Constitution, the administrations of George Washington and John Adams, the War of 1812, and the Civil War.

Middle School Civics and Citizenship A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

The content focus will be viewed through civic and economic lenses. Citizenship and civic engagement will be taught through inquiry. Eighth grade students will make connections between historical and current/recent issues as a base for implementing change in society. Students will recognize and practice their roles and responsibilities as both American and global citizens. United States History will focus on the major events that have their roots in the Constitution, Bill of Rights, and subsequent amendments.

World Geography A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION

In an increasingly interconnected world, equipping students to develop a better understanding of our global neighbors is critical to ensuring that they are college and career ready. These semester-long courses empower students to increase their knowledge of the world in which they live and how its diverse geographies shape the international community. Semester A units begin with an overview of the physical world and the tools necessary to exploring it effectively. Subsequent units survey each continent and its physical characteristics and engage students and encourage them to develop a global perspective.

World History A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In this course, students will discover that world history is far more than just dates and events—it’s a dynamic story that intertwines cultures, innovations, and the human spirit across time. From the beginning of human civilizations to the complexities of the contemporary world, history is a living, breathing narrative that shapes our past, present, and future.

World History Survey A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

In World History Survey, learners will study major historical events from early human societies through to the present day. Multimedia tools including custom videos as well as videos from the BBC, custom maps, and interactive timelines will help engage learners as they complete this year-long course. Topics of study include early civilizations, world religions, the Renaissance, the World Wars, and the globalized world of today.

U.S. History A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

This course is divided into two segments in which students will learn about the developments of American History. In segment one, students will learn about the colonial period through industrialization.Students will have the opportunity to engage with historical documents, as well as maps to help them gain a better understanding of the changes of American history. In semester two, students will have the opportunity to engage with historical documents, as well as maps to help them gain a better understanding of the changes of American history.

Advanced U.S. History A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This online course is designed to provide learners with the opportunity to think critically and to gain factual knowledge about US history. Students will learn to analyze and critique historical materials and evaluate historical interpretations presented in research. This course will help learners acquire the necessary skills to come to conclusions based on informed judgments and provide sound reasoning and evidence for those judgments.

Civics A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION

Civics is a one-semester course offering seven units that cover topics including the origins of American government, the structure and function of our government, rights and responsibilities of citizens, the American federal system, political parties and the election process, basic economic principles, and current matters regarding domestic and foreign policy. The course includes a variety of unit and lesson activities that examine the history, culture, and economy of the nation that encourage research and reflection. In these activities, students will examine seminal documents and landmark Supreme Court cases in American political history, analyze changes in federal and executive power over time, explore the political election process and data related to recent voting trends, research and propose a public policy plan, as well as compare and contrast the functions of the national government with state and local governments. The course also prepares students to pass the civics portion of the USCIS Naturalization Test.

U.S. Government
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In this course, students will engage with U.S. government as an active, participatory process rather than just a static set of laws or ideologies. The course explores how governance encompasses not only legislation and administration but also the continuous actions and interactions of individuals and communities. The course begins with an overview of the U.S. government’s foundations, tracing its evolution from early governance to the Constitution’s ratification. Students will explore the federal government’s structure, including its three branches, and understand the roles of state, tribal, and local governments. The course emphasizes active citizenship, covering American citizenship requirements, civil liberties, civic rights, and citizens’ responsibilities. Students will examine the impact of political parties, interest groups, and media on elections and society, The course culminates with an overview of, and practice in, domestic and foreign policymaking processes. Through case studies, primary sources, and visual aids, the course aims to equip students with a deep understanding of U.S. Government and Civics, preparing them to be informed, active participants in democracy.

U.S. Economics
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In this course you will learn about how economics is so much more than just money! From gasoline to the shoes on your feet, economics influences every aspect of our life. Through this survey of economics, you will learn fundamental concepts about economics, use tools to analyze data and understand how and why humans make economic choices.

Human Geography 
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

Modern humans have been roaming the earth for about 200,000 years. How do the places we live influence the way we live? How do geography, weather, and location relate to our customs and lifestyles? In Human Geography: Our Global Identity, you will explore the diverse ways that different people have physically influenced the world around them and how they, in turn, are changed by their surroundings. Discover how beliefs and ideas spread through time, shaping and changing the cultures they encounter. In this course, you’ll gain tremendous insight into human geography and begin to better understand the important relationship between humans and their environments.

Native American Studies: Historical Perspectives
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

When European settlers first arrived in the Americas, they found the continent already inhabited. The cultural differences between the Native Americans and Europeans, as well as their desire to occupy the same land, often led to conflict. Tensions increased over time as Europeans moved westward to establish settlements. The US government, eager for more land, imposed a number of controversial policies on Native Americans, including assimilation, forced removal, and military intervention. This course examines the persecution of Native Americans and their fight for civil rights and recognition throughout US history.

Native American Studies: Contemporary Perspectives
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course examines the social, economic, religious, and political issues that Native Americans face in today’s world. It looks at a number of Native American professionals and their efforts to eradicate the negative stereotypes that still surround Native American cultures. The course also sheds light on the important contributions that Native Americans have made to art and spirituality. And it demonstrates how both Native American traditions and the fight for Native American civil rights have shaped the history and social fabric of the United States.

Principles of Government and Public Administration A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE

This course is designed to enable all students at the high school level to learn the basics of government and public administration. Students explore career opportunities in the field of government and public administration. They also learn about the career-related skills, such as job acquisition skills, reading and writing, and mathematics they need to possess as professionals in this field. They learn about the safe and healthy working conditions necessary in the field of government and public administration. This course covers topics such as: the influence of geography and technology, and networking and communication as they relate to government and public administration. The course is based on Career and Technical Education (CTE) standards designed to help students prepare for entry into a wide range of careers in government and public administration industry.

History of the Holocaust
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This one-semester course is focused on the Holocaust, a tragic time in history that resulted in the killing of six million Jewish people in Europe. Students trace this period in history from the aftermath of the First World War to the roots of anti-Semitism and the rise of Adolf Hitler to the aftermath of the Holocaust. The 14 lessons in the course explore the history of the Jewish community in Europe and what they were subjected to at the hands of the Nazis, including their experiences in the ghettos, concentration camps, and extermination camps. Students learn about how Nazis victimized non-Jewish people who were against the Third Reich. The course also covers the Jewish resistance and their fight for liberation, the trials after the Second World War, and the impact of the Holocaust on the world. This course combines a variety of content types, including lessons, activities, discussions, and games to keep students engaged as they trace this tragic period in history.

World Religions: Exploring Diversity
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

From Taoism, to Islam, to Christianity, religion inevitably affects us all in some way. On one level, religion can help us commune with and honor our spiritual natures, but it can also divide people and create great strife in the world. World Religions: Exploring Diversity will explore the various characteristics of faith and introduce the fundamentals of the major religions, including Judaism, Islam, Christianity, Buddhism, Confucianism, Hinduism, Shintoism, and Taoism. You’ll trace how these powerful faiths have influenced cultures over thousands of years and helped to shape the face of humanity. After this course, you’ll have a clearer understanding of how religion continues to affect the larger world.

Test Prep

ACT Prep Math A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

The ACT Prep Mathematics course aligns with the topics that are assessed on the ACT Test. Each unit aligns to one or more topics within the test. This course focuses on the study of algebraic problem-solving skills and concepts related to geometry, probability, and statistics. In this course, you will find a variety of lessons and activities to improve your knowledge and skills in these areas.

ACT Prep English
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

The ACT English course aligns with the topics that are assessed on the ACT Test. Each unit aligns to one or more topics within the 2016 ACT English Test. This course focuses on rhetorical skills along with English language usage and mechanics. In this course, you will find a variety of lessons and activities to improve your knowledge of these strategies.

ACT Prep Reading
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

The ACT Prep Reading course aligns with the topics that are assessed on the ACT Test. Each unit aligns to one or more topics within the test. This course focuses on the study of different reading strategies for reading selections from social studies, natural sciences, literary narratives, and humanities. In this course, you will find a variety of lessons and activities to improve your knowledge of these strategies.

ACT Prep Science
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

ACT Prep Science aligns with the strands and topics assessed on the ACT Science Reasoning Test. Each unit aligns with one or more strands within the ACT Science Reasoning Test and the modules within each unit target the essential concepts of the standards as assessed on the ACT Test for Science Reasoning. This course focuses on the study of different writing strategies. In this course, you will find a variety of lessons and activities to improve your knowledge of these strategies.

SAT Prep Math A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course focuses on the study of algebraic problem solving skills and concepts related to geometry, probability, and statistics. In this course, you’ll find a variety of lessons and activities to improve your knowledge and skills in these areas.

SAT Prep Reading
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course focuses on the study of different reading strategies and vocabulary skills for fictional, informational, and persuasive texts. In this course, you will find a variety of lessons and activities to enhance your knowledge of these strategies.

SAT Prep Writing and Language
HALF-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

This course focuses on the study of different writing strategies and language skills. In this course, you will find a variety of lessons and activities to enhance your knowledge of these strategies.

World Languages

Middle School Beginning Spanish A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

Spanish is the most spoken non-English language in U.S. homes, even among non-Hispanics, according to the Pew Research Center. There are overwhelming cultural, economic, and demographic reasons for students to achieve mastery of Spanish. MS Spanish engages students and uses a variety of activities to ensure student engagement and to promote personalized learning.

Middle School Intermediate Spanish A/B
ONE-CREDIT MIDDLE SCHOOL COURSE

Spanish is the most spoken non-English language in U.S. homes, even among non-Hispanics, according to the Pew Research Center. There are overwhelming cultural, economic, and demographic reasons for students to achieve mastery of Spanish. MS Spanish engages students and uses a variety of activities to ensure student engagement and to promote personalized learning.

American Sign Language 1 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED
CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR NEW ENROLLMENTS. WILL OPEN IN JUNE 2024.

Did you know that American Sign Language (ASL) is the third most commonly used language in North America? American Sign Language Introduction will introduce you to vocabulary and simple sentences, so that you can start communicating right away. Importantly, you will explore Deaf culture – social beliefs, traditions, history, values and communities influenced by deafness. The predominant sign language of Deaf communities in the United States, American Sign Language is a complex and robust language. Learn to Sign will introduce you to more of this language and its grammatical structures. You will expand your vocabulary by exploring interesting topics like Deaf education and Deaf arts and culture.

American Sign Language 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED
CURRENTLY CLOSED FOR NEW ENROLLMENTS. WILL OPEN IN JUNE 2024.

Building upon the prior prerequisite course, emphasis in this course is placed upon comprehension and signing. Learners will also continue to establish their communication skills and foster their understanding of deaf culture. In addition to learning classifiers, glossing, and mouth morphemes, students will explore vocabulary for descriptions, directions, shopping, making purchases, and dealing with emergencies. Students will increase their proficiency by learning about sequencing, transitions, role-shifts, and future tenses. Students will learn how to tell a story and ask questions, benefiting with greater exposure to deaf culture. Speed, conversations, signing skills, and cultural awareness are characteristic of this course.

Arabic 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Note: Successful completion of Arabic 1 at ASU Prep required

French 1 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In the first level, you will learn the language basics, greetings and introductions, work and school, shopping, travel, and about past/future as you build grammar and vocabulary of the language. You will also learn about the culture of the language speaking countries.

French 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

French 3 Honors A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

In the third level, you will reach a higher level of grammar and vocabulary mastery while enriching your speaking skills. You will study tourism and recreation, professions and hobbies, at home and around town, style and personal wellness, business and industry, and arts and academics. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Note: Successful completion of French 2 at ASU Prep required.

French 4 Honors A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

This course offers a compilation of activities, including current events, French music, authentic French text, and grammar review. We are excited for you to become immersed in the speaking, listening, and writing skills of the language as well as the culture of the countries where French is spoken.  At the completion of level 4, students will be able to discuss current events happening in French-speaking countries around the world, interpret authentic French music and texts, and speak and write using complex French grammar.

Note: Successful completion of French 3 at ASU Prep required.

German 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Note: Successful completion of German 1 at ASU Prep required.

German 3 Honors A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

In the third level, you will reach a higher level of grammar and vocabulary mastery while enriching your speaking skills. You will study tourism and recreation, professions and hobbies, at home and around town, style and personal wellness, business and industry, and arts and academics. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Note: Successful completion of German 2 at ASU Prep required.

German 4 Honors A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE

In this class, students will continue to expand on their previous listening, speaking, writing and listening skills by utilizing a variety of authentic texts, videos, projects, news sources and other presentations. Students will also have the opportunity to evaluate other classmate’s submissions, thus giving them the opportunity to utilize and evaluate what they have already learned and apply it to real-world, authentic contexts.

Note: Successful completion of German 3 at ASU Prep required.

Latin 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Note: Successful completion of Latin 1 at ASU Prep required.

Latin 3 Honors A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

In the third level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Note: Successful completion of Latin 2 at ASU Prep required.

Mandarin 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Note: Successful completion of Mandarin 1 at ASU Prep required.

Mandarin 3 Honors A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

In the third level, you will reach a higher level of grammar and vocabulary mastery while enriching your speaking skills. You will study tourism and recreation, professions and hobbies, at home and around town, style and personal wellness, business and industry, and arts and academics. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Note: Successful completion of Mandarin 2 at ASU Prep required.

Mandarin 4 Honors A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

Mandarin 4 Honors prepares students to communicate authentically in Mandarin by interpreting (reading, listening, viewing), exchanging (speaking and listening; reading and writing), and presenting (speaking, writing) information, concepts, and ideas on a variety of topics, including connections to other subject areas. Mandarin 4 Honors promotes students’ understanding of the relationships among the products, practices, and perspectives of Mandarin-speaking countries and cultures.

Note: Successful completion of Mandarin 3 at ASU Prep required.

Spanish 1 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In the first level, you will learn the language basics, greetings and introductions, work and school, shopping, travel, and about past/future as you build grammar and vocabulary of the language. You will also learn about the culture of the language speaking countries.

Spanish 2 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In the second level, you will continue to build your grammar, vocabulary, and speaking skills as you explore friends and social life, dining and vacation, home and health, life and world, everyday things, and places and events. Continue to explore the culture of the language speaking countries.

Spanish 3 A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
CREDIT RECOVERY AVAILABLE
HONORS OPTION
NCAA APPROVED

In Spanish 3, you’ll be reintroduced to Spanish in common situations, beginning with various daily routines, describing friends and family, childhood memories and activities, and childhood hopes and aspirations. You’ll discuss and describe art, such as paintings and sculptures, and literature, such as novels and novellas, and give reactions and form opinions about art and literature. You’ll also understand the process of selecting and applying to a university, aspirations at the university, and dealing with leaving home and moving into a dormitory. Further, you will describe university life and expectations from the university experience. You’ll explore the dynamics and challenges of multiethnic and developing societies, environmental and social issues, causes and possible resolutions, and learning about unfamiliar countries using technology. Finally, you’ll discuss current events reported in the media, different types of classified and other types of advertisement in the media (both print and online), the sections and supplements of a newspaper or magazine, and various jobs available in the media.

Spanish 4 Honors A/B
ONE-CREDIT HIGH SCHOOL COURSE
NCAA APPROVED

In this class, students will continue to develop speaking skills through class discussions and oral presentations on various topics. Previously learned grammar concepts will be reviewed and built upon in greater depth. Real-world projects and assignments will provide the opportunity to utilize grammar in an authentic context. Throughout the year students will read portions of the classic novel, Don Quixote de la Mancha by Miguel de Cervantes. Students should be prepared to participate orally in Spanish.

Note: Successful completion of Spanish 3 at ASU Prep required.