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These pathways allow you to choose high school courses or concurrent courses which earn you both high school and college credit. In this example, if you take all the concurrent courses available you’ll enter college with 12 of your 41 college courses completed.

Choosing the concurrent courses can save you both time and money on college.
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Grade 9

English 9
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ENGLISH 9A, ENGLISH 9B
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE FIRST LANGUAGE ENGLISH

Why do authors make the choices they do? This course asks you to get to the heart of what makes effective texts, from novels to newspapers and from plays to travel blogs. As you formulate your big ideas, you will share your message through narrative, expository, and persuasive writing to make your mark on your school and the world. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE First Language English assessment at the culmination of your study.

HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ENGLISH 9A, ENGLISH 9B
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE FIRST LANGUAGE ENGLISH

Why do authors make the choices they do? This course asks you to get to the heart of what makes effective texts, from novels to newspapers and from plays to travel blogs. As you formulate your big ideas, you will share your message through narrative, expository, and persuasive writing to make your mark on your school and the world. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE First Language English assessment at the culmination of your study.

Geometry
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; GEOMETRY A, GEOMETRY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE MATHEMATICS II

Included in this course is a study of both two and three-dimensional shapes, congruence, similarity, transformations and the relationships between geometric shapes. 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. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Mathematics assessment at the culmination of your second year of mathematics studies (taken after Geometry).

HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; GEOMETRY A, GEOMETRY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE MATHEMATICS II

Included in this course is a study of both two and three-dimensional shapes, congruence, similarity, transformations and the relationships between geometric shapes. 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. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Mathematics assessment at the culmination of your second year of mathematics studies (taken after Geometry).

Biology
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; BIOLOGY A, BIOLOGY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE BIOLOGY

This course allows you to learn about living organisms, including humans, and their interactions with each other and their surroundings. This includes investigations regarding the health of human beings, animals, organisms, and entire ecosystems. You will learn how the advances in the study of biology impact society and each of us as individuals and, in turn, how we each have an impact on the organisms and environment around us. Ultimately and ideally, this will culminate in a newfound appreciation for the interdependence of life on Earth. You are required to complete live, in-person biology wet labs (with materials available at home or a school lab site) throughout the course supplemented by the college-level Late Nite Labs experiences and virtual field trips. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Biology assessment at the culmination of your studies

HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; BIOLOGY A, BIOLOGY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE BIOLOGY

This course allows you to learn about living organisms, including humans, and their interactions with each other and their surroundings. This includes investigations regarding the health of human beings, animals, organisms, and entire ecosystems. You will learn how the advances in the study of biology impact society and each of us as individuals and, in turn, how we each have an impact on the organisms and environment around us. Ultimately and ideally, this will culminate in a newfound appreciation for the interdependence of life on Earth. You are required to complete live, in-person biology wet labs (with materials available at home or a school lab site) throughout the course supplemented by the college-level Late Nite Labs experiences and virtual field trips. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Biology assessment at the culmination of your studies

 
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HST 100 / HST 101
Concurrent Credit Course
COLLEGE: ASU COURSE HST 100 (Fall)
Global History to 1500

Surveys human origins; early civilizations in Africa and Eurasia; the ancient Mediterranean; the pre-Columbian Americas; the rise of Islam and Muslim empires; medieval Europe; the Indian sub-continent and imperial China, to 1500.


COLLEGE: ASU COURSE HST 101 (Spring)
Global History Since 1500

Surveys Africa, the Americas, and Eurasia; changes in communication, communities, demography, economics, environment, politics, religion, technology, warfare, and women.

Enrollment Requirements: Credit is allowed for only HST 101 or SGS 111
CONCURRENT HS CREDIT HISTORY
COLLEGE: ASU COURSE HST 100 (Fall)
Global History to 1500

Surveys human origins; early civilizations in Africa and Eurasia; the ancient Mediterranean; the pre-Columbian Americas; the rise of Islam and Muslim empires; medieval Europe; the Indian sub-continent and imperial China, to 1500.


COLLEGE: ASU COURSE HST 101 (Spring)
Global History Since 1500

Surveys Africa, the Americas, and Eurasia; changes in communication, communities, demography, economics, environment, politics, religion, technology, warfare, and women.

Enrollment Requirements: Credit is allowed for only HST 101 or SGS 111
CONCURRENT HS CREDIT HISTORY
World History
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE HISTORY

How do historians read and write? In this unique, depth study course, you will examine the origins and analyze the consequences of the major events and themes throughout world history. You will form your own ideas about the major events and learn how to write with confidence. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE History assessment at the culmination of your study.

HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE HISTORY

How do historians read and write? In this unique, depth study course, you will examine the origins and analyze the consequences of the major events and themes throughout world history. You will form your own ideas about the major events and learn how to write with confidence. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE History assessment at the culmination of your study.

 
Foreign Language Year 1
 
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Choose your path! Only one class after a split needs to be completed.
Leadership 1 - 2
LEADERSHIP 1:

The Leadership and Collaboration course explores roles, responsibilities, and leadership styles by putting the first-year leadership students in the driver’s seat of a small, poorly run non-profit. Students will learn the basics of leadership, decision-making, collaboration, and culture building, and apply that knowledge to make their non-profit a success. In doing so, they will also begin to define their own leadership style.


LEADERSHIP 2: CULTURE BUILDING

This course builds on the knowledge gained in the Leadership and Collaboration course. Students will explore the characteristics and interactions of the four personality profile types. Students will define and solidify their leadership style and capacity to collaborate and lead others. Students will learn practical frameworks, tools, and skills. All of which help them select, form, and lead a successful team. Students will learn the art of organizational culture building in a variety of arenas.

PREREQUISITE: LEADERSHIP 1
LEADERSHIP 1:

The Leadership and Collaboration course explores roles, responsibilities, and leadership styles by putting the first-year leadership students in the driver’s seat of a small, poorly run non-profit. Students will learn the basics of leadership, decision-making, collaboration, and culture building, and apply that knowledge to make their non-profit a success. In doing so, they will also begin to define their own leadership style.


LEADERSHIP 2: CULTURE BUILDING

This course builds on the knowledge gained in the Leadership and Collaboration course. Students will explore the characteristics and interactions of the four personality profile types. Students will define and solidify their leadership style and capacity to collaborate and lead others. Students will learn practical frameworks, tools, and skills. All of which help them select, form, and lead a successful team. Students will learn the art of organizational culture building in a variety of arenas.

PREREQUISITE: LEADERSHIP 1
Entrepreneurship 1 - 2
ENTREPRENEURSHIP 1: IDEAS AND STRATEGIES

Students will get a front row seat and see how early-stage business investors make their investments. They first look through the lens of an investor. Students will learn the fundamentals of identifying opportunity, creating value, and capturing value with the Three Pillars of Entrepreneurship™. They will prepare their own rubric for investing, and develop startup investment recommendations. Next, they will look through the lens of the entrepreneur. Students will apply insights and understanding to develop a business concept of their own, and develop their idea into an investor pitch deck.


ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2: ENTREPRENEURIAL RESEARCH

Research can be the difference between success and failure. This course teaches students approaches and methods for increasing their probability of success. Then students will apply value creation directly to venture design. They will take a deep dive into entrepreneurial strategy, and apply these learnings to further develop and fortify their venture.

PREREQUISITE: ENTREPRENEURSHIP 1
ENTREPRENEURSHIP 1: IDEAS AND STRATEGIES

Students will get a front row seat and see how early-stage business investors make their investments. They first look through the lens of an investor. Students will learn the fundamentals of identifying opportunity, creating value, and capturing value with the Three Pillars of Entrepreneurship™. They will prepare their own rubric for investing, and develop startup investment recommendations. Next, they will look through the lens of the entrepreneur. Students will apply insights and understanding to develop a business concept of their own, and develop their idea into an investor pitch deck.


ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2: ENTREPRENEURIAL RESEARCH

Research can be the difference between success and failure. This course teaches students approaches and methods for increasing their probability of success. Then students will apply value creation directly to venture design. They will take a deep dive into entrepreneurial strategy, and apply these learnings to further develop and fortify their venture.

PREREQUISITE: ENTREPRENEURSHIP 1
 
 

Grade 10

English 10
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ENGLISH 10A, ENGLISH 10B
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE LITERATURE

This course centers around reading, writing, and critical thinking. Incorporating universal themes found in plays, novels, and poetry, it uses these three skills to challenge you to not just examine texts for what is being expressed— it pushes you to analyze why and how language is used to affect an audience. The course also offers you an opportunity to explore more creative expressions of your acquired knowledge with unique and innovative projects. Finally, it encourages you to claim ownership of your learning, blending independent studies with your guided online experience, echoing a more “real world” reflection of personal accountability and responsibility. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE First Language English assessment at the culmination of your study.

HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ENGLISH 10A, ENGLISH 10B
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE LITERATURE

This course centers around reading, writing, and critical thinking. Incorporating universal themes found in plays, novels, and poetry, it uses these three skills to challenge you to not just examine texts for what is being expressed— it pushes you to analyze why and how language is used to affect an audience. The course also offers you an opportunity to explore more creative expressions of your acquired knowledge with unique and innovative projects. Finally, it encourages you to claim ownership of your learning, blending independent studies with your guided online experience, echoing a more “real world” reflection of personal accountability and responsibility. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE First Language English assessment at the culmination of your study.

Algebra 2
PREREQUISITE: ALGEBRA 1 AND GEOMETRY
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ALGEBRA 2A, ALGEBRA 2B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE ADDITIONAL MATHEMATICS

Included in this course is a study of the complex number system and its properties, factorization, simplification of radicals and polynomials, linear and quadratic functions, graphs and equations, matrices, determinants, rational expressions, probability, and statistics, along with Cambridge trigonometry. 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. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Additional Mathematics assessment at the culmination of your studies.

PREREQUISITE: ALGEBRA 1 AND GEOMETRY
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ALGEBRA 2A, ALGEBRA 2B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE ADDITIONAL MATHEMATICS

Included in this course is a study of the complex number system and its properties, factorization, simplification of radicals and polynomials, linear and quadratic functions, graphs and equations, matrices, determinants, rational expressions, probability, and statistics, along with Cambridge trigonometry. 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. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Additional Mathematics assessment at the culmination of your studies.

Chemistry
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; CHEMISTRY A, CHEMISTRY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE CHEMISTRY

This course allows you to study atoms and their interactions with each other and their surroundings. This includes investigations into heat, energy, molecular bonding, chemical and physical reactions, radioactivity, acids, and bases. It will show you how things bond together to make new substances and how those substances interact with the world around us. You will learn how advances in the study of chemistry impact society and each of us as individuals and, in turn, how we each have an impact on the environment around us. You will participate in regular in-person labs (with materials available at home or a school lab site), and conduct experiments, supplemented by college-level Late Nite Labs and other virtual reality experiences. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Chemistry assessment at the culmination of your studies.

HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; CHEMISTRY A, CHEMISTRY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE CHEMISTRY

This course allows you to study atoms and their interactions with each other and their surroundings. This includes investigations into heat, energy, molecular bonding, chemical and physical reactions, radioactivity, acids, and bases. It will show you how things bond together to make new substances and how those substances interact with the world around us. You will learn how advances in the study of chemistry impact society and each of us as individuals and, in turn, how we each have an impact on the environment around us. You will participate in regular in-person labs (with materials available at home or a school lab site), and conduct experiments, supplemented by college-level Late Nite Labs and other virtual reality experiences. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Chemistry assessment at the culmination of your studies.

 
HST 109 / HST 110
Concurrent Credit Course
COLLEGE: ASU HST 109 (Fall)
United States to 1865
CONCURRENT CREDIT COURSE

Growth of the Republic from colonial times through the Civil War period.


COLLEGE: ASU HST 110 (Spring)
United States Since 1865

Growth of the Republic from the Civil War to the present.

CONCURRENT HS CREDIT HISTORY
COLLEGE: ASU HST 109 (Fall)
United States to 1865
CONCURRENT CREDIT COURSE

Growth of the Republic from colonial times through the Civil War period.


COLLEGE: ASU HST 110 (Spring)
United States Since 1865

Growth of the Republic from the Civil War to the present.

CONCURRENT HS CREDIT HISTORY
U.S. History
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; U.S. HISTORY A, U.S. HISTORY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE AMERICAN HISTORY

This course offers you the opportunity to discover key issues, ideas, people, and events that shaped the emergence and development of the United States. This course focuses on the mid-nineteenth century to the start of the twenty-first century. You will develop an understanding of the present as well as the past. This course allows you to study American history through the use of primary and secondary sources. You will develop skills in research and investigation, critical analysis, and written communication. You will choose a special topic of interest for your research project along with a depth study. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE US History assessment at the culmination of your study.

HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; U.S. HISTORY A, U.S. HISTORY B
AP EXAM PREPARATORY AVAILABLE
CAMBRIDGE COURSE: IGCSE AMERICAN HISTORY

This course offers you the opportunity to discover key issues, ideas, people, and events that shaped the emergence and development of the United States. This course focuses on the mid-nineteenth century to the start of the twenty-first century. You will develop an understanding of the present as well as the past. This course allows you to study American history through the use of primary and secondary sources. You will develop skills in research and investigation, critical analysis, and written communication. You will choose a special topic of interest for your research project along with a depth study. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE US History assessment at the culmination of your study.

 
Foreign Language Year 2
CIS 105 / COM 100
Concurrent Credit Course
COLLEGE: ASU CIS 105 (Fall)
Computer Applications & Info Technology

Introduces business information systems from a business intelligence perspective and the uses of application software with emphasis on database and spreadsheet packages for efficient and effective problem solving.


COLLEGE: ASU COM 100 (Spring)
Intro to Human Communication

Topics-oriented introduction to basic theories, dimensions, and concepts of human communicative interaction and behavior.

CONCURRENT HS CREDIT ELECTIVE
COLLEGE: ASU CIS 105 (Fall)
Computer Applications & Info Technology

Introduces business information systems from a business intelligence perspective and the uses of application software with emphasis on database and spreadsheet packages for efficient and effective problem solving.


COLLEGE: ASU COM 100 (Spring)
Intro to Human Communication

Topics-oriented introduction to basic theories, dimensions, and concepts of human communicative interaction and behavior.

CONCURRENT HS CREDIT ELECTIVE
 

Grade 11

English 11
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ENGLISH 11A, ENGLISH 11B

English 11 has two main objectives. The first is to help build cultural capital, while you take a historical survey through the American literature timeline. You will then trace a path from the icons of the Colonial era, through the tumultuous 1800s, and stop at today’s Post Modern landscape. The second objective is to help build global citizenship, which will ask you to research, critically think, and write about the issues that are most crucial, most vital, and most affecting life around the world. Together, these objectives work to build upon the skills of the past while exploring the potential for a brighter future. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the AS English General Paper assessment at the culmination of your study.

HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ENGLISH 11A, ENGLISH 11B

English 11 has two main objectives. The first is to help build cultural capital, while you take a historical survey through the American literature timeline. You will then trace a path from the icons of the Colonial era, through the tumultuous 1800s, and stop at today’s Post Modern landscape. The second objective is to help build global citizenship, which will ask you to research, critically think, and write about the issues that are most crucial, most vital, and most affecting life around the world. Together, these objectives work to build upon the skills of the past while exploring the potential for a brighter future. Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the AS English General Paper assessment at the culmination of your study.

Precalculus
PREREQUISITE: ALGEBRA 1 AND GEOMETRY
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; PRE-CALCULUS A, PRE-CALCULUS B

Included in this course is a further depth study of functions, quadratics, logarithms, coordinate geometry, vectors, trigonometry probability and statistics with the addition of differentiation, integration and differential equations. You will develop mathematical knowledge that will increase your ability to communicate and reason with mathematical concepts. This course offer a solid foundation for further study of mathematical relationships.

PREREQUISITE: ALGEBRA 1 AND GEOMETRY
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; PRE-CALCULUS A, PRE-CALCULUS B

Included in this course is a further depth study of functions, quadratics, logarithms, coordinate geometry, vectors, trigonometry probability and statistics with the addition of differentiation, integration and differential equations. You will develop mathematical knowledge that will increase your ability to communicate and reason with mathematical concepts. This course offer a solid foundation for further study of mathematical relationships.

Physics
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; PHYSICS A, PHYSICS B

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 college-level Late Nite Labs and other virtual reality experiences.Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Physics assessment at the culmination of your study.

HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; PHYSICS A, PHYSICS B

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 college-level Late Nite Labs and other virtual reality experiences.Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Physics assessment at the culmination of your study.

Government
HALF-CREDIT COURSE

With great freedom, comes great responsibility. Become an expert in responsible citizenship as you study the purposes, principles, and practices of American government as established by the U.S. Constitution. In this course, you will learn how and why the US Government was developed, and how it currently operates. Included in this exploration will be the historical context for the creation of the US Constitution and the three branches of the government, Executive, Legislative, and Judicial. You will also learn about the role of state and local governments, all while contemplating how and why citizens can participate responsibly within these contexts.

HALF-CREDIT COURSE

With great freedom, comes great responsibility. Become an expert in responsible citizenship as you study the purposes, principles, and practices of American government as established by the U.S. Constitution. In this course, you will learn how and why the US Government was developed, and how it currently operates. Included in this exploration will be the historical context for the creation of the US Constitution and the three branches of the government, Executive, Legislative, and Judicial. You will also learn about the role of state and local governments, all while contemplating how and why citizens can participate responsibly within these contexts.

Economics
HALF-CREDIT COURSE

How does our modern economy work? In this course, you will examine the allocation of scarce resources and the economic reasoning used by government agencies and by people as consumers, producers, savers, investors, workers, and voters. As you prepare for college, career, and life, you will examine the key economic philosophies and economists who have influenced the economies around the world in the past and present.

HALF-CREDIT COURSE

How does our modern economy work? In this course, you will examine the allocation of scarce resources and the economic reasoning used by government agencies and by people as consumers, producers, savers, investors, workers, and voters. As you prepare for college, career, and life, you will examine the key economic philosophies and economists who have influenced the economies around the world in the past and present.

 
PSY 101 / SOC 101
Concurrent Credit Course
COLLEGE: ASU PSY 101 (Fall)
Introduction to Psychology

Major areas of theory and research in psychology. Requires participation in department-sponsored research or an educationally equivalent alternative activity.


COLLEGE: ASU SOC 101 (Spring)
Introduction to Sociology

Fundamentals of sociology, organization of human groups and society, processes of interaction, and social change.

Enrollment Requirements: Credit is allowed for only SOC 101 or 301
CONCURRENT HS CREDIT ELECTIVE
COLLEGE: ASU PSY 101 (Fall)
Introduction to Psychology

Major areas of theory and research in psychology. Requires participation in department-sponsored research or an educationally equivalent alternative activity.


COLLEGE: ASU SOC 101 (Spring)
Introduction to Sociology

Fundamentals of sociology, organization of human groups and society, processes of interaction, and social change.

Enrollment Requirements: Credit is allowed for only SOC 101 or 301
CONCURRENT HS CREDIT ELECTIVE
Psychology
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; PSYCHOLOGY A, PSYCHOLOGY B

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.

HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; PSYCHOLOGY A, PSYCHOLOGY B

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.

 
 
ARS 100 / AME 111
Concurrent Credit Course
COLLEGE: ASU ARS 100 (Fall)
Introduction to Art

Provides an introduction to the understanding and enjoyment of art through the study of painting, sculpture, design, photography, and the decorative arts. Students gain an awareness of meaning, functions, and significance of art, while learning an art-related vocabulary and a set of analytical tools for discussing and understanding art from around the world.

Enrollment Requirements: Non-Art majors; Credit is allowed for only ARS 100 or ARS 300

COLLEGE: ASU AME 111 (Spring)
Intro to Digital Culture

Examines the effects of digital technology on the way we live, communicate, learn, and create. Proposes that we are moving towards a hybrid (physical-digital) existence and culture. Traces that evolution, looks at current examples of hybrid cultural processes and outcomes, and discusses possible future trends. Discusses how these changes are influencing the work and career possibilities of people involved in all aspects of human culture. Comprises diverse readings, media products, class interaction, group discussion and hands-on collaborative projects exploring concepts covered in class. Also includes a number of guest lectures from ASU faculty.

Enrollment Requirements:Credit is allowed for only AME 111 or 194 (Introduction to Digital Culture)

CONCURRENT HS FINE ARTS
COLLEGE: ASU ARS 100 (Fall)
Introduction to Art

Provides an introduction to the understanding and enjoyment of art through the study of painting, sculpture, design, photography, and the decorative arts. Students gain an awareness of meaning, functions, and significance of art, while learning an art-related vocabulary and a set of analytical tools for discussing and understanding art from around the world.

Enrollment Requirements: Non-Art majors; Credit is allowed for only ARS 100 or ARS 300

COLLEGE: ASU AME 111 (Spring)
Intro to Digital Culture

Examines the effects of digital technology on the way we live, communicate, learn, and create. Proposes that we are moving towards a hybrid (physical-digital) existence and culture. Traces that evolution, looks at current examples of hybrid cultural processes and outcomes, and discusses possible future trends. Discusses how these changes are influencing the work and career possibilities of people involved in all aspects of human culture. Comprises diverse readings, media products, class interaction, group discussion and hands-on collaborative projects exploring concepts covered in class. Also includes a number of guest lectures from ASU faculty.

Enrollment Requirements:Credit is allowed for only AME 111 or 194 (Introduction to Digital Culture)

CONCURRENT HS FINE ARTS
Art History
HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ART HISTORY A, ART HISTORY B

The course looks at characteristics of culture and art, primarily in the Western world, from prehistoric times up to the modern day. By exploring major turning points in history such as the first tools made, the first civilizations formed, and the rise and fall of major empires and religions you will more easily make connections to the artworks created. The course will also emphasize the impact culture itself has on the artworks produced in various times and places. You will examine the different types of value we assign to various types of art including aesthetic value, economic value, and social value. And lastly, you will learn about principles of design, which will help to build a common vocabulary for discussing and critiquing art.

HALF-CREDIT OPTIONS AVAILABLE; ART HISTORY A, ART HISTORY B

The course looks at characteristics of culture and art, primarily in the Western world, from prehistoric times up to the modern day. By exploring major turning points in history such as the first tools made, the first civilizations formed, and the rise and fall of major empires and religions you will more easily make connections to the artworks created. The course will also emphasize the impact culture itself has on the artworks produced in various times and places. You will examine the different types of value we assign to various types of art including aesthetic value, economic value, and social value. And lastly, you will learn about principles of design, which will help to build a common vocabulary for discussing and critiquing art.

 
 

Grade 12

ENG 101 / ENG 102
Concurrent Credit Course
COLLEGE: ASU ENG 101 (Fall)
First-Year Composition

Discovers, organizes and develops ideas in relation to the writer’s purpose, subject and audience. Emphasizes modes of written discourse and effective use of rhetorical principles.

Enrollment Requirements: TOEFL score 560PBT/250CBT/100iBT or higher, or IELTS score >=6.5, or ACT ENG score >=19, or SAT Verbal score >=520 (or SAT Verbal score >=470 if taken before 2016), or Accuplacer score 5-7, or WAC 101 or 107 with C or better

COLLEGE: ASU ENG 102 (Spring)
First-Year Composition

Critical reading and writing; emphasizes strategies of academic discourse. Research paper required.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 or 107 with C or better
CONCURRENT HS CREDIT ENGLISH
COLLEGE: ASU ENG 101 (Fall)
First-Year Composition

Discovers, organizes and develops ideas in relation to the writer’s purpose, subject and audience. Emphasizes modes of written discourse and effective use of rhetorical principles.

Enrollment Requirements: TOEFL score 560PBT/250CBT/100iBT or higher, or IELTS score >=6.5, or ACT ENG score >=19, or SAT Verbal score >=520 (or SAT Verbal score >=470 if taken before 2016), or Accuplacer score 5-7, or WAC 101 or 107 with C or better

COLLEGE: ASU ENG 102 (Spring)
First-Year Composition

Critical reading and writing; emphasizes strategies of academic discourse. Research paper required.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite(s): ENG 101 or 107 with C or better
CONCURRENT HS CREDIT ENGLISH
 
MAT 210 / MAT 211
Concurrent Credit Course
COLLEGE: ASU MAT 210
Brief Calculus

Differential and integral calculus of elementary functions with applications.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite(s): MAT 117, 119, 170, or 171 with C or better, or Mathematics Placement Test with a score of 56% or higher, or ALEKS score of 61 or higher; Credit is allowed for only MAT 210 or MAT 251

COLLEGE: ASU MAT 211
Math for Business Analysis

Topics in business analysis, including: Lagrange multipliers, linear programming, linear algebra, intermediate probability, random variables, discrete distributions, and continuous distributions.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite(s): MAT 210, MAT 251, MAT 265 or MAT 270 with C or better
CONCURRENT HS CREDIT MATH
COLLEGE: ASU MAT 210
Brief Calculus

Differential and integral calculus of elementary functions with applications.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite(s): MAT 117, 119, 170, or 171 with C or better, or Mathematics Placement Test with a score of 56% or higher, or ALEKS score of 61 or higher; Credit is allowed for only MAT 210 or MAT 251

COLLEGE: ASU MAT 211
Math for Business Analysis

Topics in business analysis, including: Lagrange multipliers, linear programming, linear algebra, intermediate probability, random variables, discrete distributions, and continuous distributions.

Enrollment Requirements: Prerequisite(s): MAT 210, MAT 251, MAT 265 or MAT 270 with C or better
CONCURRENT HS CREDIT MATH
Calculus
 
 
BIO 100 / SES 106
Concurrent Credit Course
COLLEGE: ASU COURSE BIO 100
The Living World

Principles of biology. Cannot be used for major credit in the biological sciences.


COLLEGE: ASU COURSE SES 106
Habitable Worlds

Are we alone in the Universe? If so, why? If not, where are our cosmic cousins? Such questions, once the domain of science fiction, are on the verge of being answered with science facts. Astronomers are discovering planets around other stars. Planetary scientists are exploring the worlds in our solar system. Biologists are unlocking the secrets of metabolism and evolution. Geoscientists are determining how the Earth supports life. And as we struggle to build a sustainable future for ourselves, all of us are finding out how technologically advanced civilizations rise and how they might fall. This course surveys these topics. In the process, students master basic concepts from across the major areas of science and learn what makes the Earth a habitable world.

CONCURRENT HS CREDIT SCIENCE ELECTIVE
COLLEGE: ASU COURSE BIO 100
The Living World

Principles of biology. Cannot be used for major credit in the biological sciences.


COLLEGE: ASU COURSE SES 106
Habitable Worlds

Are we alone in the Universe? If so, why? If not, where are our cosmic cousins? Such questions, once the domain of science fiction, are on the verge of being answered with science facts. Astronomers are discovering planets around other stars. Planetary scientists are exploring the worlds in our solar system. Biologists are unlocking the secrets of metabolism and evolution. Geoscientists are determining how the Earth supports life. And as we struggle to build a sustainable future for ourselves, all of us are finding out how technologically advanced civilizations rise and how they might fall. This course surveys these topics. In the process, students master basic concepts from across the major areas of science and learn what makes the Earth a habitable world.

CONCURRENT HS CREDIT SCIENCE ELECTIVE
Science Elective
 
ECN 211 / ECN 212
Concurrent Credit Course
COLLEGE: ASU ECN 211 (Fall)
Macroeconomic Principles

Basic macroeconomic analysis. Economic institutions and factors determining income levels, price levels, and employment levels.


COLLEGE: ASU ECN 212 (Spring)
Microeconomic Principles

Basic microeconomic analysis. Theory of exchange and production, including the theory of the firm.

CONCURRENT HS CREDIT ELECTIVE
COLLEGE: ASU ECN 211 (Fall)
Macroeconomic Principles

Basic macroeconomic analysis. Economic institutions and factors determining income levels, price levels, and employment levels.


COLLEGE: ASU ECN 212 (Spring)
Microeconomic Principles

Basic microeconomic analysis. Theory of exchange and production, including the theory of the firm.

CONCURRENT HS CREDIT ELECTIVE
 
Leadership 3 - 4
LEADERSHIP 3: CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
PREREQUISITE: LEADERSHIP 2

Leadership is about more than just taking charge. It is about building up your team and helping each individual become the most successful versions of themselves. This course tackles two unavoidable demands on real life. The first is to identify, manage, and resolve conflict. The second is to effectively negotiate situations, terms, and conditions. This class will prepare students to navigate both subjects with clarity and empowerment. Students will learn the knowledge and skills to manage and coach individuals towards maximum performance, personal growth, and contribution to the overall goals of the group.


LEADERSHIP 4: CAPSTONE
PREREQUISITE: LEADERSHIP 3

The Leadership track culminates in this capstone class. Students will engage in in-depth discussions, guided readings, and other applied-learning exercises to help them turn their four years of Leadership and Collaboration study into a personalized toolbox and guide they can draw upon and deploy in their academic, professional, and personal lives.

LEADERSHIP 3: CONFLICT MANAGEMENT
PREREQUISITE: LEADERSHIP 2

Leadership is about more than just taking charge. It is about building up your team and helping each individual become the most successful versions of themselves. This course tackles two unavoidable demands on real life. The first is to identify, manage, and resolve conflict. The second is to effectively negotiate situations, terms, and conditions. This class will prepare students to navigate both subjects with clarity and empowerment. Students will learn the knowledge and skills to manage and coach individuals towards maximum performance, personal growth, and contribution to the overall goals of the group.


LEADERSHIP 4: CAPSTONE
PREREQUISITE: LEADERSHIP 3

The Leadership track culminates in this capstone class. Students will engage in in-depth discussions, guided readings, and other applied-learning exercises to help them turn their four years of Leadership and Collaboration study into a personalized toolbox and guide they can draw upon and deploy in their academic, professional, and personal lives.

Entrepreneurship 3 - 4
ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3: TELLING YOUR STORY
PREREQUISITE: ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2

In this course, students will develop a comprehensive marketing strategy that works. They will take an empathetic approach to extending their company into the public domain. We will explore branding, traditional marketing, and current trends, including social media and crowd-funding. From a legal perspective, students will learn about entity formation, registration and compliance with laws, and the basics of contracts. The finance section will introduce students to a balance sheet and profit and loss.


ENTREPRENEURSHIP 4: ENTREPRENEURIAL CAPSTONE
PREREQUISITE: ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3

The Entrepreneurship track culminates in this capstone class. Students will engage in in-depth discussions, guided readings, and other exercises to help them turn their four years of Entrepreneurship study into a fully-fledged business pitch that is suitable for investors. Ideally, each student will launch a crowdfunding campaign and or compete in a venture competition.

ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3: TELLING YOUR STORY
PREREQUISITE: ENTREPRENEURSHIP 2

In this course, students will develop a comprehensive marketing strategy that works. They will take an empathetic approach to extending their company into the public domain. We will explore branding, traditional marketing, and current trends, including social media and crowd-funding. From a legal perspective, students will learn about entity formation, registration and compliance with laws, and the basics of contracts. The finance section will introduce students to a balance sheet and profit and loss.


ENTREPRENEURSHIP 4: ENTREPRENEURIAL CAPSTONE
PREREQUISITE: ENTREPRENEURSHIP 3

The Entrepreneurship track culminates in this capstone class. Students will engage in in-depth discussions, guided readings, and other exercises to help them turn their four years of Entrepreneurship study into a fully-fledged business pitch that is suitable for investors. Ideally, each student will launch a crowdfunding campaign and or compete in a venture competition.

 
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