American History

Required | 3 college credit hours available (optional)

Modern U.S. History courses examine the history of the United States from the Civil War or Reconstruction era through the present time. These courses typically include a historical review of political, military, scientific, and social developments. Contemporary U.S. Issues courses study the political, economic, and social issues facing the United States, with or without an emphasis on state and local issues. These courses may focus on current issues or may examine selected issues that span throughout the 20th century to the present.

Calculus

1 high school credit hour/5 college credit hours | ONLY ONLINE AT THIS TIME

Calculus courses include the study of derivatives, differentiation, integration, the definite and indefinite integral, and applications of calculus. Typically, students have previously attained knowledge of pre-calculus topics (some combination of trigonometry, elementary functions, analytic geometry, and math analysis).

College Algebra

.5 high school credit hour/3 college credit hours | ONLY ONLINE AT THIS TIME

Course topics include (but are not limited to) operations with rational and irrational expressions, linear equations and inequalities, quadratic equations, solving systems of linear and quadratic equations, properties of higher degree equations, and operations with rational and irrational exponents. The course may introduce topics in discrete math, elementary probability and statistics; matrices and determinants; and sequences and series.

College Accounting I & II

1 high school credit hour each/3 college credit hours each | ONLY ONLINE AT THIS TIME

Advanced Accounting courses expand upon the fundamental accounting principles and procedures used in businesses. Course content typically includes the full accounting cycle, payroll, taxes, debts, depreciation, ledger and journal techniques, and periodic adjustments. Students learn how to apply standards auditing principles and to prepare budgets and final reports. Calculators, electronic spreadsheets, or other automated tools are usually used. Topics include principles of partnership and corporate accounting and the managerial uses of control systems and the accounting process and further enhancement of accounting skills.

College English

1 high school credit/6 college credit hours | Composition 1: 3 hours, Intro to Literature: 3 hours, Composition 2: 3 hours

Following the College Board’s suggested curriculum designed to parallel college-level English courses, Composition courses enable students to develop critical standards for evaluating literature. Students study the language, character, action, and theme in works of recognized literary merit; enrich their understanding of connotation, metaphor, irony, syntax, and tone; and write compositions of their own (including literary analysis, exposition, argument, narrative, and creative writing).

Government

Required | 3 college credit hours available (optional)

U.S. Government-Comprehensive courses provide an overview of the structure and functions of the U.S. government and political institutions and examine constitutional principles, the concepts of rights and responsibilities, the role of political parties and interest groups, and the importance of civic participation in the democratic process. These courses may examine the structure and function of state and local governments and may cover certain economic and legal topics.

Trigonometry

.5 high school credit hour/3 college credit hours | ONLY ONLINE AT THIS TIME

Trigonometry courses prepare students for eventual work in calculus and typically include the following topics; trigonometric and circular functions; their inverses and graphs; relations among the parts of a triangle; trigonometric identities and equations; solutions of right and oblique triangles; and complex numbers.

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