Online Course Descriptions

Course Assessment and Participation Requirements
Besides engaging students in challenging curriculum, the course guides students to reflect on their learning and to evaluate their progress through a variety of assessments. Assessments can be in the form of selfchecks, practice lessons, multiple choice questions, writing assignments, peer review, projects, research papers, essays, oral assessments, and discussions. Instructors evaluate progress and provide interventions through the variety of assessments built into a course, as well as through contact with the student in other venues. Courses may be taken for additional credit, credit recovery, industry certification, or Honors/Advanced Placement credit.

  • ENGLISH LANGUAGE ARTS

    Online English I
    Grade(s): 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/ Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2 Prerequisite(s): 8th grade Language Arts Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part This course is also available as Honors.

    Books, short stories, poems and plays convey messages and feelings that make them great. In this course, you will learn how to look for the message. You will learn how to trust your feelings about that message. And you will learn how to express clearly and convincingly what you think. The purpose of this course is to give you the tools to see and hear with real understanding, and to communicate with real conviction.

    Online English II
    Grade(s): 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Recommended English I
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    In this course, you will sample some storylines. You will also get to create some dreams and stories of your own. In addition to evaluating the plot and characters of well-known writers, you will learn to identify themes, create dialogue, and appeal to emotions. You will study various forms of communication including: oral, visual, electronic and textual. You will also develop your own ability to communicate dreams and aspirations with conviction. Great authors have something to say and the ability to say it well. This course will show you how they do it, and will invite you to do the same.

    Online English III
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): English I and English II
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    In English III, the writing and insights of authors throughout our history are collected in the fast-paced pages of The Virtual Times. You’ll gain an appreciation of American literature and the ways it reflects the times in which it was written. You’ll discover how people thought and lived and wrote about their experiences. You’ll also be asked to observe, investigate and report on stories of today. The goal is to be thorough, accurate and compelling in your writing. Perhaps in times to come, people will want to read what you thought and wrote.

    Online English IV
    Grade(s): 11-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit /Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Recommended English I, II, III
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part

    This course is also available as Honors. In this course you will be asked to choose the literature that interests you, analyze the subject matter as it is presented, and persuasively express your own ideas. Every genre of literature has its own conventions for expressing emotions, perceptions, information and biases. You will develop the tools to critically analyze what is being said, and share your insights with others. As high school seniors, what you choose and what you say becomes very important. The purpose of this course is to provide you with doors to open, ideas to experience, and opportunities to effectively express what you think.

    Online Journalism
    Grade(s): 9-12
    One-half credit/One semester
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks

    In this course, you will explore the history of journalism in the United States from its inception in the colonies and its key role in the first amendment, all the way up to present day issues regarding “right to know” and the changing landscape of journalistic media in the 21st century. You will acquire the skills and information needed to actively participate in the consumption, analysis, and creation of news media and will have the opportunity to investigate the constantly evolving career opportunities within the field of journalism.

    Online Creative Writing
    Grade(s): 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part

    In this course, you will explore a range of creative writing genres, including fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, drama, and multimedia writing. You will study examples of writing through classic and contemporary selections and will apply that knowledge and understanding to their writing. In addition, you will develop an intimate understanding of the writing process and its application to various projects. As you move through the course, they will understand and evaluate the writings of others, and be able to apply the evaluation criteria to their own writing. By the end of the course, you will have created a well-developed portfolio of finished written works.

  • MATHEMATICS

    All mathematics courses offer students the experience of hands-on learning. Students learn to master traditional mathematical concepts, but also gain the satisfaction of knowing that they truly understand higher level concepts such as systems of equations and central tendencies and their real-world application.

    Online Algebra I
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of 8th grade mathematics
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    This course is designed to give you the skills and strategies for solving all kinds of mathematical problems. It will also give you the confidence that you can handle everything that high school math has in store for you.

    Online Algebra II
    Grade(s) 11-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One-half
    credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Algebra I
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    In this course, you’ll know for certain where you are going. As an employee of the Functional Consulting Company, you’ll travel up the corporate ladder as you succeed with each assignment. You’ll go from Junior Associate to Senior Staff Member as you prove what you can do. Starting with a review of basic algebra, you roll through polynomials, quadratic equations, exponential and logarithmic relations, and arrive at probability and statistics. Algebra II is an advanced course using hands-on activities, applications, group interactions, and the latest technology. You’ll have the algebra you need for college admission, and be on a fast track to career success.

    Online Unified Geometry
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2):One-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Algebra I or its equivalent
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    Geometry is everywhere, not just in pyramids. Engineers use geometry to bank highways and build bridges. Artists use geometry to create perspective in their paintings, and mapmakers help travelers find things using the points located on a geometric grid. Throughout this course, we’ll take you on a mathematical highway illuminated by spatial relationships, reasoning, connections, and problem solving. This course is all about points, lines and planes. Just as importantly, this course is about acquiring a basic tool for understanding and manipulating the real world around you.

    Online Pre-Calculus
    Grade(s): 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    The purpose of this course is to study functions and develop skills necessary for the study of calculus. This course includes algebra, analytical geometry, and trigonometry.

    Online Calculus
    Grade(s): 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Algebra I, Geometry, Algebra II, Pre-Calculus or Trigonometry/Analytical Geometry.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part

    This course includes a study of limits, continuity, differentiation, and integration of algebraic, trigonometric and transcendental functions, and the applications of derivatives and integrals.

  • SCIENCE

    Online Physical Science
    Grade(s) 8-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Algebra I.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    This course stimulates your brain cells and causes you to think like a scientist. Through the use of websites, videos, software, and your own lab investigations you’ll gain a deeper understanding of the world around you. You will also have a greater appreciation for science and its significance in our lives.

    Online Biology
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    This is a course with real relevance. It’s all about the living things on this planet, and the way they connect together. In this course, the BioVenture Travel Agency will send you on tours like Safari Quest, Classification Cruise, Genetic Park Excursion, and on an all-expense-paid trip to the Egyptian pyramids. You’ll also perform a series of lab experiments right in your own home. Modern technology offers us many choices for manipulating and observing biological processes. The more we know about the science of biology the better.

    Online Chemistry
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Algebra I.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    The purpose of this course is to reveal the basic ways in which chemistry works, and how scientists are using chemistry to make our lives better. You will also do your own laboratory investigations. You will think like a scientist, and understand why even some very small things can make a very big difference.

    Online Physics
    Grade(s) 11-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Algebra I (Algebra II Recommended)
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    In each “Physics World” module, you’ll discover the contributions of geniuses like Galileo, Newton and Einstein. In their work, you’ll learn the concepts, theories and laws that govern the interaction of matter, energy and forces. From tiny atoms to galaxies with millions of stars, the universal laws of physics are there for you to observe and apply. Using laboratory activities, videos, software, and websites, you’ll follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s greatest thinkers. This is a serious course that will make you think. It will also make you appreciate the beauty and importance of the science that governs our lives.

    Online Environmental Science
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Algebra I and two-years of high-school Science, with labs.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    The goal of this course is to provide you with the scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world and to identify and analyze environmental problems that are natural and human-made. You will evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems and examine alternative solutions for resolving or preventing problems.

    Online Design for Manufacturing*
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2):One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Algebra I. Acceptance into East High STEM program.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part

    Design for Manufacturing teaches general manufacturing techniques. Calculations and analysis tools are used to design and redesign student's concepts. This course applies and integrates ideas that have been generated in other courses and generates life size models and prototypes. Industry standard software and machinery are used to manufacture student's ideas with verification programs to determine the ability for a plan to be mass produced. Certification will advance students toward continuing education and career opportunities in the fields of engineering, design and machine operation.

    Online Chemistry
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Algebra I.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    The purpose of this course is to reveal the basic ways in which chemistry works, and how scientists are using chemistry to make our lives better. You will also do your own laboratory investigations. You will think like a scientist, and understand why even some very small things can make a very big difference.

    Online Physics
    Grade(s) 11-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Algebra I (Algebra II Recommended)
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    In each “Physics World” module, you’ll discover the contributions of geniuses like Galileo, Newton and Einstein. In their work, you’ll learn the concepts, theories and laws that govern the interaction of matter, energy and forces. From tiny atoms to galaxies with millions of stars, the universal laws of physics are there for you to observe and apply. Using laboratory activities, videos, software, and websites, you’ll follow in the footsteps of some of the world’s greatest thinkers. This is a serious course that will make you think. It will also make you appreciate the beauty and importance of the science that governs our lives.

    Online Environmental Science
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Algebra I and two-years of high-school Science, with labs.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors.

    The goal of this course is to provide you with the scientific principles, concepts, and methodologies required to understand the interrelationships of the natural world and to identify and analyze environmental problems that are natural and human-made. You will evaluate the relative risks associated with these problems and examine alternative solutions for resolving or preventing problems.

    Online Design for Manufacturing*
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2):One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Algebra I. Acceptance into East High STEM program.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part

    Design for Manufacturing teaches general manufacturing techniques. Calculations and analysis tools are used to design and redesign student's concepts. This course applies and integrates ideas that have been generated in other courses and generates life size models and prototypes. Industry standard software and machinery are used to manufacture student's ideas with verification programs to determine the ability for a plan to be mass produced. Certification will advance students toward continuing education and career opportunities in the fields of engineering, design and machine operation.

    Online Engineering Technology* Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Algebra I. Acceptance into East High STEM program. Estimated Completion Time: 18-32 Weeks

    This STEM course makes a contribution to the curriculum by providing opportunities for students and teachers to link content together and apply it to solve problems. More and more jobs demand advanced skills, requiring that people be able to learn, reason, think creatively, make decisions, and solve problems. An understanding of science, technology, engineering and math and their methods contribute in an essential way to these skills. Principles of Engineering is a team based advanced course designed for most students. Students who complete this course will engage in real world case studies and learning activities that focus on the engineering process and making the world a better place to live and work in.

    Online Foundations in Biotechnology*
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Algebra I. Acceptance into East High STEM program.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18-32 Weeks

    This STEM based course explores the world of biotechnology including the basics of microbiology, bioprocessing, generic engineering, and biotechnology careers as well as examining the role of biotechnology in the medical field. Bioengineering and forensics and food biotechnology are also topics students will explore. This course is a hands-on, experiment based experience that will keep students interested with exciting lab based learning.

    Online Sustainable Methods*
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2):One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Algebra I. Acceptance into East High STEM program
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part


    This course is a general introduction to sustainability and renewable energy. Often as individuals we do not understand the impact of simple choices we make every day. This course will attempt to offer insight into these and other decisions we make. Major topics in this STEM based course are food, shelter, water, air, energy, waste, transportation and consumerism. Also included will be a study of the -101 things we all need to know-. The investigation of these topics will be at the global, national, local and personal levels.

    Online Materials Science* Grade(s) 10-12 Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2 Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Algebra I. Acceptance into East High STEM program Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part This course appeals to a wide range of students with its unique combination of science, ingenuity, creativity, and exciting hands-on labs. Material Science uses a multidisciplinary approach to science and technology. Students learn about materials, material uses and applications, scientific theories, and practical experiences that prepare them to work in a technologically-rich environment. The basic principles of physics, chemistry and biology are used in the study of materials.

    Online Intro to Engineering*
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2):One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Algebra I. Acceptance into East High STEM program.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This STEM course is a basic introduction to engineering for all students. Students who complete this course will learn the concepts necessary in order to develop their ideas into solutions that will improve our lives. Exciting hands-on learning activities like data comparison of heart rates, rating consumer products, destructive testing and 3D solid modeling apply math, science, history and English content from other courses in a STEM experience.

    Online Principles of Engineering*
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Algebra I. Acceptance into East High STEM program.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part

    This STEM course makes a contribution to the curriculum by providing opportunities for students and teachers to link content together and apply it to solve problems. More and more jobs demand advanced skills, requiring that people be able to learn, reason, think creatively, make decisions, and solve problems. An understanding of science, technology, engineering and math and their methods contribute in an essential way to these skills. Principles of Engineering is a team based advanced course designed for most students. Students who complete this course will engage in real world case studies and learning activities that focus on the engineering process and making the world a better place to live and work in.

  • SOCIAL STUDIES

    Online French I Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors

    The goal of this course is to give you basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills through activities based on pedagogically proven methods of foreign language instruction. Throughout the five units of material - Greetings, Calendar, Weather, Time and Colors - you learn to talk about themselves and other, describe their surroundings and use numbers for dates and time. Regular verbs are introduced in the present tense.

    Online French II
    Grade(s) 9-12 Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): Onehalf
    credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): French I
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors

    This course is a continuation of a beginning level course that will introduce the student to a variety of areas of language learning. In this course, the student will learn listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through activities that are based on pedagogically proven methods of foreign language instruction. Throughout the five units of material (Daily Routine, Animals, Hobbies, The Body and Descriptions), students learn to express themselves using an ever increasing vocabulary, present-tense verbs, articles, and adjectives.

    14 Online Japanese I
    Credit(s): Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2):one-half credit/Part 1 One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors

    In this course, you will learn listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through activities that are based on pedagogically proven methods of foreign language instruction. Throughout the five units of material (Greetings, The date, Time, Colors and Places), you learn to express yourself using an ever increasing vocabulary, present-form verbs, particles, and adjectives.

    Online Japanese II
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Japanese I
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors

    In this course, you will learn listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through activities that are based on pedagogically proven methods of foreign language instruction. Throughout the ten units of material (Daily Life, Animals, Activities, The Body, Descriptions, House, Shopping, Entertainment, Spare Time and Travel), students learn to express themselves using an ever increasing vocabulary, present-tense verbs and adjectives.

    Online Latin I
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1 One half-credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors

    In this course, you’ll find out for yourself as you take your first steps on a lifelong journey of discovery. The purpose of this course is to give you a foundation in Latin grammar and vocabulary. This course will also acquaint you with Olympic gods and with the everyday life of the Roman man-in-the-street. It will set your feet on a journey as big as your imagination, with a passport to some of the world’s most exciting places.

    Online Latin II
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Latin I
    Estimated Completion Time: 18-32 Weeks
    This course is also available as Honors

    In this course, you’ll build on your knowledge of Latin grammar and vocabulary. In the process, you’ll sense the beauty of the language and the passion of those who spoke it. Roman engineering, art, commerce and system of laws were all supported by a clear, expressive and flexible language - a language in which you will be able to communicate. This course will give you a solid grounding in the structure of the language. It will also give you a clear lens for looking into the heart and majesty of the Roman spirit.

    Online Mandarin Chinese I
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors

    This is a beginning level course that will introduce the student to a variety of areas of Mandarin Chinese (Simplified). In this course, the student will learn listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through activities that are based on pedagogically proven methods of foreign language instruction. Throughout the five units of material (Introduction to Chinese, Greetings, Calendar, Weather, and Time), students learn to express themselves using an ever increasing vocabulary.

    Online Mandarin Chinese II
    Grade(s) 9-12 Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): Onehalf
    credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Mandarin Chinese I
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors

    This course is a continuation of a beginning level course that will introduce the student to a variety of areas of language learning. In this course, the student will learn listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through activities that are based on pedagogically proven methods of foreign language instruction. Throughout the five units of material (Daily Routine, Animals, Hobbies, The Body and Descriptions), students learn to express themselves using an ever increasing vocabulary, present-tense verbs, articles, and adjectives.

    Online Spanish I
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors

    In this course, you will learn to ask for directions, order food in a restaurant, and talk about the weather, all without being embarrassed by your accent. New words and phrases will be introduced with text, pictures, and an audio clip that demonstrates proper pronunciation. You will acquire the skills to read, write and speak. You will also learn the basic Spanish grammar that will make your sentences come out right. Don’t leave home without Spanish I. This course will give you the ability to enjoy your trip to Spain, and to soak up some of the local culture while you are there.

    Online Spanish II
    Grade(s) 10-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of Spanish I.
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part
    This course is also available as Honors

    In this course, you’ll broaden your Spanish vocabulary and your knowledge of grammar. You’ll meet people from many different countries and cultures. While waiting for your plane ride home, you’ll also meet some Spanish-speaking people from different parts of the United States. The purpose of this course is to strengthen your Spanish listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. You’ll also experience the beauty and expressiveness of a language that is shared by different people and cultures throughout the world.

  • FINE ARTS

    Online Art History Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part

    In this course, you will be introduced to the various forms of the visual arts, such as painting, sculpture, film, and more. You will learn how to look at a work of art, identify and compare key characteristics in artworks, and understand the role art has played throughout history. Through hands-on activities, virtual museum tours, discussion, and research, learners will develop an overall appreciation for the art they encounter in their daily lives. 17

    Online Photography
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Credit(s): one-half credit
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks

    In this course, you will learn the basics of photographic composition and lighting, the basics of using a digital camera and the basics of preparing a digital darkroom. Students will also learn basic color theory and the fundamentals of image processing.

    Online Music Appreciation
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Credit(s): one-half credit
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks

    In this course, you are introduced to the elements, instrumentation, and historical periods of music. You will learn the significance of surroundings and time periods and how they both influenced the music of the day. You will listen to and evaluate several types of music, and will be assessed through projects, presentations, and exams on the knowledge and understanding of music.

  • COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY

    Online Accounting I
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part

    In this course, you are introduced to concepts and principles based on a double-entry system of maintaining the electronic and manual financial records for a sole proprietorship, a partnership, and a corporation. It includes analyzing business transactions, journalizing, posting, and preparing worksheets and financial statements.

    Online Entrepreneurship
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Credit(s): one-half credit
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks

    In this course, you will learn about how to move through the course and switch between windows; finding files and folders on a computer; how to set up your Web browser; how to download and install a zip utility; zipping and unzipping files and folders; and other specific skills necessary to complete the course.

    Online Website I - Foundations
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit (Part 1)
    One-half credit (Part 2)
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part

    In this course, you’ll become a Web Design Intern for a virtual company called Education Designs. You’ll learn what goes on under the hood including: Internet basics, HTML, and the file structure of a wellorganized web site. You’ll learn how to create visually interesting web pages with clear text, complimentary colors, visual assets, and appealing designs. You’ll also learn how to navigate the Internet to fill your website with useful and well-researched information.

    Online Webpage Design II – Site Design
    Grade(s) 9-12
    Two Parts (Part 1 and Part 2): One-half credit/Part 1
    One-half credit/Part 2
    Prerequisite(s): None
    Estimated Completion Time: 18 Weeks For Each Part

    In this course, you’ll become a Web Design Intern for a virtual company called Education Designs. You’ll learn what goes on under the hood including: Internet basics, HTML, and the file structure of a wellorganized web site. You’ll learn how to create visually interesting web pages with clear text, complimentary colors, visual assets, and appealing designs. You’ll also learn how to navigate the Internet to fill your website with useful and well-researched information.

  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT

    Online AP Art History
    Online AP English Lang Comp
    Online AP English Lit
    Online AP Biology
    Online AP Calculus AB
    Online AP Calculus BC
    Online AP Chemistry
    Online AP Computer Science
    Online AP Environmental Science
    Online AP Government and Politics
    Online AP Human Geography
    Online AP Macroeconomics
    Online AP Microeconomics
    Online AP Psychology
    Online AP Spanish
    Online AP Statistics


    Requirement: A student may take an Advanced Placement course upon successful completion of the prerequisite course(s) with a “C” average or better and with approval from their school counselor and the Advanced Placement Office.

    Grades: 10 – 12
    One Credit
    Estimated Completion Time: 32 Weeks

    Note: The student must take the Advanced Placement Test administered during the month of May.