English

  • English 9

    Half-credit options available; English 9A, English 9B
    Cambridge Course: IGCSE First Language English

    Why do authors make the choices they do? Aligned with the Cambridge Experience, the course asks you to get to the heart of what makes effective texts, from novels to newspapers. 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.

  • English 10

    Half-credit options available; English 10A, English 10B
    Cambridge Course: IGCSE Literature

    In this course, you will become a global editor who analyzes and comprehends a wide variety of texts, including traditional works of drama, poetry, and prose. You will develop advanced communication skills and critical thinking skills to empower you to be ready for college, career, and life. Aligned with the Cambridge Experience, you will prepare to bring to life your own ideas about the themes most important to humans across history. Want to extend your learning? Opt to take the Cambridge Exam version of this course, which will prepare you to sit for the IGCSE Literature assessment at the culmination of your study.

  • English 11

    Half-credit options available; English 11A, English 11B

    In this course, you will delve into periods of U.S. History from the lens of literature. Within the context of this literary adventure, you will sharpen your writing and grammatical skills. Through your exploration of both literary works and informational texts, you will build expository and persuasive writing skills to prepare you for college, career, and life.

  • English 12

    Half-credit options available; English 12A, English 12B

    Experience British literature as you take short journeys in the form of interactive “blasts from the past” that introduce you to the cultural and societal contexts of the literary pieces you read. Advanced writing assignments are required, including a research paper based on your interests. Aligned closely to ACT, this course ensures you’re prepared for college, career, and life.

Social Studies

  • Global Studies

    Half-credit options available; Global Studies A, Global Studies B

    How do geography, sociology, and history shape many aspects of our current world? In this course, you are a new agent in a Global Organization, diving into the study of ancient civilizations and the way they have evolved into more modern societies. You will investigate the emergence of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity and the impact that these religions have on the world we see today.

  • World History

    Half-credit options available; World History A, World History B

    Go sci-fi as you dive into the study of the rise of the nation state in Europe, the French Revolution, and the economic and political roots of the modern world. You will examine the origins and analyze the consequences of the Industrial Revolution, nineteenth century Western European political reforms, Imperialism, the World Wars, the Great Depression, the Cold War, and the Russian and Chinese Revolutions.

  • 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 of the late 19th-mid 20th Century. You will form your own ideas about the major events of the past century, 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.

  • U.S. History

    Half-credit options available; U.S. History A, U.S. History B
    AP Exam preparatory available
    Cambridge Course: IGCSE American History

    Become a special agent on behalf of U.S. History in this course that stretches from Reconstruction to the 21st Century. As you delve into political, social, and cultural aspects of American History, you will work to stop time-criminals from stealing things from the past. A heavy emphasis is placed on reading, analyzing, and interpreting primary source and non-fiction texts in each major era. You will choose a special topic of interest for your Cambridge Experience 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.

  • 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. Your study will focus on understanding your rights and responsibilities as citizens and how to exercise these rights and responsibilities in local, state, and national government, specifically by running your own simulated election campaign, complete with budget.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Personal Finance

    Prepare yourself for college, career, and life with this course in Personal Finance. You will learn how individual choices directly influence occupational goals, future earning potential, and long term financial well-being. You will immerse yourself in a “game of life” theme and practice and apply the Personal Finance principles on real-life financial decisions. Leave with the skills of goal setting, earning potential, budgeting, saving, borrowing, managing risk, and investing.

Math

  • Algebra 1

    Half-credit options available; Algebra 1A, Algebra 1B
    AP Exam preparatory available
    Cambridge Course: IGCSE Mathematics I

    In this unique, university-aligned model, you will work at your own pace and skill level to master the first year of the Cambridge Experience math courses. The course content will include a rigorous approach to solving, graphing, and writing linear quadratic, rational, and exponential functions. 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).

  • Geometry

    Half-credit options available; Geometry A, Geometry B
    AP Exam preparatory available
    Cambridge Course: IGCSE Mathematics II

    In this unique, university-aligned model, you will work at your own pace and skill level to master the second year of the Cambridge Experience math courses. Included in this course is a study of both two and three dimensional shapes, congruence, similarity, transformations and the relationships between geometric shapes. 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).

  • Algebra 2

    Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and Geometry
    Half-credit options available; Algebra 2A, Algebra 2B
    AP Exam preparatory available
    Cambridge Course: IGCSE Additional Mathematics

    In this unique, university-aligned model, you will work at your own pace and skill level to master the third year of the Cambridge Experience math courses. 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. Want to extend your learning? 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.

  • Precalculus

    Prerequisite: Algebra 1 and Geometry
    Half-credit options available; Pre-Calculus A, Pre-Calculus B

    In this unique, university-aligned model, you will work at your own pace and skill level to master the fourth year of the Cambridge Experience math courses. 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.

Science

  • Physical Science

    Half-credit options available; Physical Science A, Physical Science B

    As you tour an amusement park, learn about the basics of chemistry and physics. Physical Science is a laboratory science course that explores the relationship between matter and energy with both hands-on and virtual laboratory experiences. Chemistry looks at matter and its interactions on a small scale--atoms, molecules and chemical reactions. In contrast, physics looks at interactions on a large scale--the motion of objects and the forces between them. To truly prepare you for college, career, and life, you seamlessly solve mathematical problems as you navigate from place to place in Quark Park.

  • Physical World Concepts

    Half-credit options available; Physical World Concepts A, Physical World Concepts B

    Are you ready to join class members of Starship Academy as your virtual coaches introduce you to the world of physics in Physical World Concepts? This beginning level course incorporates basic concepts of physics including mechanics, thermodynamics, waves and optics, electricity and magnetism, and nuclear science using mathematical skills learned in Algebra I.

  • Biology

    Half-credit options available; Biology A, Biology B
    AP Exam preparatory available
    Cambridge Course: IGCSE Biology

    How will you survive stranded in the wilderness? Simple: Apply your skills from Biology. As part of the Cambridge Experience, which includes virtual labs, you will investigate the relationship between structure and function from molecules to organisms and systems, the interdependence and interactions of biotic and abiotic components of the environment, and mechanisms that maintain continuity and lead to changes in populations over time. 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.

  • Chemistry

    Half-credit options available; Chemistry A, Chemistry B
    AP Exam preparatory available
    Cambridge Course: IGCSE Chemistry

    In this course, you will use your chemistry skills to join crime scene investigators as they solve a mystery. Chemistry is a laboratory science course that includes both hands-on and virtual laboratory experiences. You will investigate the composition of matter and the physical and chemical changes it undergoes and use science process skills to study the fundamental structure of atoms, matter, and energy. Want to extend your learning? 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.

  • Physics

    Half-credit options available; Physics A, Physics B

    In this course, you will join others as cadets in the Starship Academy. You will use your skills in physics to solve problems as you travel through the galaxy with the crew of the starship. This survey course is designed to prepare you for further study at the college level and is beneficial for learning about careers in technology, engineering, or other related fields.

  • Marine Science

    Credit Type: Science (Elective)

    Learn about the content, features, and possibilities of the earth's oceans and explore marine organisms, conditions, and ecology. Travel across the oceans with interactive fieldtrips.

Fine Art

  • Art History

    Half-credit options available; Art History A, Art History B

    Vincent, the virtual coach, will guide you as you tour through the history of art from prehistoric art through the present day. This course is a study of the visual arts within cultural contexts. Emphasis is placed upon the language of the visual arts and an understanding of artists, their works, and their impact on society, leading to an appreciation of their unique place throughout history. The course includes short videos illustrating the various techniques, as well as interactivities allowing you to demonstrate mastery of the concepts.

Leadership

  • 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

    Prerequisite: Leadership 1

    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.

  • 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.

World Languages

  • French 1

    Half-credit options are available; French 1A, French 1B

    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

    Prerequisite: French 1
    Half-credit options are available; French 2A, French 2B

    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 langauge speaking countries.

  • French 3

    Prerequisite: French 2
    Half-credit options are available

    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.

  • German 1

    Half-credit options are available

    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.

  • German 2

    Prerequisite: German 1
    Half-credit options are available

    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 langauge speaking countries.

  • German 3

    Prerequisite: German 2
    Half-credit options are available

    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.

  • Spanish 1

    Half-credit options available; Spanish 1A, Spanish 1B

    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

    Prerequisite: Spanish 1
    Half-credit options available; Spanish 2A, Spanish 2B

    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 langauge speaking countries.

  • Spanish 3

    Prerequisite: Spanish 2
    Half-credit options available; Spanish 3A, Spanish 3B

    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.

  • Spanish 4

    Prerequisite: Spanish 3
    Half-credit options are available

    In the fourth level, you are fully immersed in the grammar and vocabulary of the language and advanced speaking skills. Study more advanced literature of language speaking countries through the lens of culture.

  • Mandarin 1

    Half-credit options available; Mandarin 1A, Mandarin 1B

    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.

  • Mandarin 2

    Prerequisite: Mandarin 1
    Half-credit options available; Mandarin 2A, Mandarin 2B

    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 langauge speaking countries.

  • Mandarin 3

    Prerequisite: Mandarin 2
    Half-credit options available; Mandarin 3A, Mandarin 3B

    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.

  • Latin 1

    Half-credit options available; Latin 1A, Latin 1B

    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.

  • Latin 2

    Prerequisite: Latin 1
    Half-credit options available; Latin 2A, Latin 2B

    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 langauge speaking countries.

  • Arabic 1

    Half-credit options are available

    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 langauge speaking countries.

  • Arabic 2

    Prerequisite: Arabic 1
    Half-credit options are available

    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 langauge speaking countries.

  • Arabic 3

    Prerequisite: Arabic 2
    Half-credit options are available

    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.

Entrepreneurship

  • 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

    Prerequisite: Entrepreneurship 1

    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.

  • 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.

Computer Programming

  • Intro to Computer Programming

    Credit Type: Elective

    This course includes core concepts of programming and is a full programming language with the same capabilities as popular languages used in the industry. The programming blocks allow you to program the Cubit controller, remotely control, record remote telemetry, store variables, and run multiple program flow (known as loops).

College Credit Courses

  • Applied Food Principles

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Nutrition (Dietetics or Food and Nutrition Management or Food and Tourism Management or Human Nutrition or Nutrition Communication) major OR Food and Nutrition Management minor OR Child Nutrition certificate
    High School: Fundamentals of culinary arts
    College: ASU Course NTR 142
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Applied scientific principles of food preparation and production.

  • Art in My World

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Creative Art - Comprehensive
    College: ASU Course ARA 195
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Basic concepts and fundamental questions that provide insights into art making and that affect one's understanding and appreciation of art.

  • Brief Calculus

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: 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
    High School: Particular Topics in Calculus
    College: ASU Course MAT 210
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Differential and integral calculus of elementary functions with applications.

  • Buried Cities and Lost Tribes

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Humanities Independent Study
    College: ASU Course ASB 222
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Archaeology through its most important discoveries.

  • Career Development

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Career Exploration
    College: ASU Course CED 250
    Concurrent Credit Course

    This course will focus on the learning models of the individual, the world of work, decisionmaking, and career skill-building with a special emphasis on individual application. The goal is to facilitate student personal and professional growth.

  • Clinical Health Care Ethics

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: ENG 102,105 or 108
    High School: Medical law and ethics
    College: ASU Course HCR 210
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Healthcare ethics emphasizing analysis and ethical decision making at clinical and health policy levels for healthcare professionals.

  • College Algebra

    Credit Type: Mathematics
    Prerequisite: MAT 110 or Mathematics Placement Test with a score of 0-49.9% or higher, or ALEKS score of 0-60 or higher
    High School: Algebra III (part one)
    College: ASU Course MAT 117
    Concurrent Credit Course

    In this course you will study linear and quadratic functions, systems of linear equations, logarithmic and exponential functions, sequences, series, and combinatorics.

  • Communication in Business and the Professions

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Non-Communication student; Minimum 25 hours
    High School: Applied English and Communications
    College: ASU Course COM 259
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Interpersonal, group, and public communication in business and professional organizations.

  • Courts and Sentencing

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Criminal Law and Procedures
    College: ASU Course CRJ 203
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Structure and operation of criminal court system.

  • Criminal Justice Crime Control Policies and Practices

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Criminal Law and Procedures
    College: ASU Course CRJ 201
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Dimensions and causes of crime. Criminal justice system responses.

  • Culture and Health

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Health Care services Other
    College: ASU Course HCR 230
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Cultures of diverse groups and health/illness. Cross-cultural communication, awareness of own cultural influences, indigenous and alternative healing practices.

  • Economics: A Social Issues Perspective

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only SWU 181 or 194 (Economic and Social Issues in Perspective)
    High School: Particular Topics in Economics
    College: ASU Course SWU 181
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Credit is allowed for only SWU 181 or 194 (Economic and Social Issues in Perspective)

  • Elementary French I

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Students may not enroll in FRE 101 if credit with C or better earned in FRE 102, 110, 201, 202, 210, 305, 311, 312, 321, 322, 411, or 412
    High School: French I
    College: ASU Course FRE 101
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Introduces the French language and culture through a variety of topics from everyday life. Focuses on the development on all four communicative: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

  • Elementary French II

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: FRE 101 with C or better; Students may not enroll in FRE 102 if credit with C or better earned in FRE 110, 111, 201, 202, 210, 305, 311, 312, 321, 322, 411, or 412
    High School: French II
    College: ASU Course FRE 102
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Introduces the French language and culture through a variety of topics from everyday life. Focuses on the development on all four communicative: listening, speaking, reading and writing.

  • Elementary Romanian

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Foreign Language Other
    College: ASU Course ROM 101
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Basic grammar with intensive drills in class and lab directed toward conversational fluency.

  • Elementary Spanish I

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Students may not enroll in SPA 101 if credit with C or better earned in SPA 102, 111, 201, 202, 203, 204, 311, 312, 313, 314, 315, 316, 325, or 412
    High School: Spanish 1
    College: ASU Course SPA 101
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Fundamentals of the language. Emphasizes listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

  • Elementary Spanish II

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Students with credit for SPA 111 or higher may not enroll in SPA 102
    High School: Spanish 2
    College: ASU Course SPA 102
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Fundamentals of the language. Emphasizes listening, speaking, reading, and writing.

  • Elements of Intercultural Communication

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Minimum 2.25 GPA
    High School: Applied English and Communications
    College: ASU Course COM 263
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Basic concepts, principles, and skills for improving communication among persons from different minority, racial, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds.

  • Elements of Interpersonal Communication

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Minimum 2.25 GPA
    High School: Applied English and Communications
    College: ASU Course COM 110
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Demonstration and practice of communicative techniques in establishing and maintaining interpersonal relationships.

    Become a better communicator as you learn the fundamental concepts related to interpersonal communication across a variety of interactions, such as those with friends, co-workers, family members, and romantic partners. This course focuses on learning concepts, processes, and challenges involved in interpersonal communication, as well as skills that will make you a better communicator.

  • Elements of Statistics

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: MAT 117 or MAT 142 or other course meeting General Studies MA requirement with C or better, or Mathematics Placement Test with a score of 50% or higher, or ALEKS score of 61 or higher
    High School: Probability and Statistics
    College: ASU Course STP 226
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Basic concepts and methods of statistics, including descriptive statistics, significance tests, estimation, sampling, and correlation.

  • Engineering Perspectives on Biological Systems

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Engineering student
    High School: Particular Topics in Engineering
    College: ASU Course BME 111
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Biological concepts for the emerging engineer. Introduces biological and earth systems engineering, materials, structures, fluid mechanics, bioelectricity, and the dynamic, nonlinear nature of nature.

  • Finite Math

    Credit Type: Mathematics
    Prerequisite: MAT 117, 170, 210, or 270 with C or better, or Mathematics Placement Test with a score of 50% or higher, or ALEKS score of 61 or higher
    High School: Algebra III (part two)
    College: ASU Course MAT 119
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Finite Mathematics is an introduction to the mathematics required for the study of social and behavioral sciences and includes topics from finance, set theory, counting, probability, and statistics.

  • First-Year Composition

    Credit Type: English
    Prerequisite: 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
    High School: 12th grade English (part 1)
    College: ASU Course ENG 101
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Develop your ideas, express ideas effectively, and engage different literacies with special attention to expository and persuasive writing. Critical reading of articles, speeches, and other non-literary texts help you to understand the rhetorical process, to analyze audience and its cultural contexts, and to foresee the audience's response.

  • First-Year Composition

    Credit Type: English
    Prerequisite: ENG 101 or 107 with C or better
    High School: 12th grade English (part 2)
    College: ASU Course ENG 102
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Increase your ability to develop ideas, express ideas effectively, and engage different literacies with special attention to expository and persuasive writing. You will engage in critical reading of articles, speeches, and other non-literary texts help you to understand the rhetorical process, analyze audience and its cultural contexts, and foresee the audience's response.

  • Global History to 1500

    Credit Type: Social Studies
    High School: Ancient and Medieval History
    College: ASU Course HST 100
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Learn about the ideas, events, and people from the across the world from the first civilizations to the Mongol invasions of the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries. You will explore the rise of civilizations across the globe and their impacts on the future of humanity while focusing on the cultural, political, and economic exchanges between different peoples and their impacts on their societies.

  • Greek and Latin Roots in Bioscientific Terminology

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Classical Languages- Other
    College: ASU Course BIO 140, GRK 140, LAT 140, or SLC 140
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Introduces students to the ancient Greek and Latin root words most commonly used in biological, medical, and other scientific terminology, and gives practice identifying them in context. The knowledge of these root words enables students to memorize with greater ease and increased retention the bioscientific terminology they encounter in other coursework as well as in their medical or scientific profession.

  • Human Anatomy and Physiology I

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Anatomy and Physiology
    College: ASU Course BIO 201
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Studies the structure and function of the human body. Topics include cells, tissues, integumentary system, skeletal system, muscular system, and nervous system. Cannot be used for major credit in the life sciences.

  • Human Development

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Human Growth and Development
    College: ASU Course CDE 232
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Lifespan development from conception through adulthood, with emphasis on family influences. Recognition of individuality within the universal pattern of development.

  • Human Pathophysiology

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: BIO 201 with C or better; BIO 202 with C or better; CHM 101 or higher with C or better; MIC 205 with C or better; MIC 206 with C or better
    High School: Health Care services Other
    College: ASU Course HCR 240
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Chemical, biologic, biochemical, and psychological processes used in study of structural and functional alterations in health with selected therapeutics.

  • Intermediate French I

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: FRE 102, 110, or 111 with C or better; Students may not enroll in FRE 201 if credit with C or better earned in FRE 202, 210, 305, 311, 312, 321, 322, 411, or 412
    High School: French III
    College: ASU Course FRE 201
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Grammar review, with emphasis on development of skills of speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension.

  • Intermediate French II

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: FRE 201 with C or better; Students may not enroll in FRE 202 if credit with C or better earned in FRE 210, 305, 311, 312, 321, 322, 411, or 412
    High School: French IV
    College: ASU Course FRE 202
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Continuation of grammar review with emphasis on development of skills in speaking, reading, writing, and listening comprehension.

  • Intermediate Romanian

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Foreign Language Other
    College: ASU Course ROM 201
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Continuation of ROM 101. Intensive drill of fundamentals in class and lab directed toward conversational fluency.

  • Intermediate Spanish

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Students may not enroll in SPA 201 if credit received in SPA 202, 203, 204, 311, 312, 313, 314 ,315, 316 ,325, or 412
    High School: Spanish 3
    College: ASU Course SPA 201
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Continuation of fundamentals. Emphasizes the development of the skills of reading, listening comprehension, speaking, writing, and culture.

  • Intro to Criminal Justice

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Criminal Justice
    College: ASU Course CRJ 100
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Gain an overview of the criminal justice system, including an examination of the major sub-areas within the criminal justice system, such as law enforcement, the courts, and corrections. In exploring these areas, you will also learn about the history, theory, research, legislation, and policy implications related to the criminal justice system.

  • Intro to Social Work

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Government Service, Other
    College: ASU Course SWU 171
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Gain a descriptive and analytical historical perspective of the profession of social work, of social problems, and of the social welfare system.This course will help you if you are considering this major.

  • Intro to Sociology

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only SOC 101 or 301
    High School: Sociology
    College: ASU Course SOC 101
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Learn about the fundamentals of sociology, organization of human groups and society, processes of interaction, and social change. You will also review scientific and humanistic approaches to the study of social groups, economy, culture and factors relating to social interaction in everyday life.

  • Introduction to Communication Inquiry

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Prerequisite(s): COM 100 with C or better; Minimum 2.50 GPA
    High School: Communications
    College: ASU Course COM 207
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Bases of inquiry into human communication, including introduction to notions of theory, philosophy, problems, and approaches to the study of communication.

  • Introduction to Corrections

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Law Enforcement
    College: ASU Course CRJ 240
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Structure and operation of corrections system.

  • Introduction to Criminology

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only CRJ 225 or 294 (Introduction to Criminology)
    High School: Crime Scene Managmeent
    College: ASU Course CRJ 225
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Theoretical explanations for criminal behavior.

  • Introduction to Digital Culture

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only AME 111 or 194 (Introduction to Digital Culture)
    High School: Communications Media Technologies Fundamentals
    College: ASU Course AME 111
    Concurrent Credit Course

    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.

  • Introduction to Environmental Science

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only BIO 130 or ABS 130
    High School: Environmental Science
    College: ASU Course BIO 130
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Introduces the interconnected nature of Earth's hydrosphere, lithosphere (soils and rocks), atmosphere, and biosphere.

  • Introduction to Human Communication

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Introduction to Communication
    College: ASU Course COM 100
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Learn about the basic concepts of human communication and interaction behavior and surveys communication topics related to culture, gender, identity, organizations, and relationships. In doing so, this course provides you an overview of many of the specialty areas within the communication studies discipline: intercultural, interpersonal, organizational, media studies, performance studies, and rhetoric.

  • Introduction to Nonprofit Organizations

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Intro to Business Management
    College: ASU Course NLM 220
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Introduces the nonprofit sector and its role in developing the cultural, economic, and social impact in U.S. society.

  • Introduction to Nursing and Health Care Systems

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Fundamentals of Nursing Services
    College: ASU Course HCR 220
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Introduces the social, political, and economic contexts in which the nursing profession and health care systems in the United States evolved.

  • Introduction to Nutrition, Health and Safety

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Education Independent Study
    College: ASU Course ECD 220
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Emphasizes providing proper nutrition, promoting a safe but challenging learning environment, and becoming knowledgeable of a child's health status. Also covers practical applications for assisting young children to develop good habits and attitudes and to assume lifelong responsibility for their own well-being.

  • Introduction to Policing

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Law Enforcement
    College: ASU Course CRJ 230
    Concurrent Credit Course

    History of police. Contemporary police work. Problems in policing.

  • Introductory Chemistry

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Chemistry---Advanced Studies
    College: ASU Course CHM 101
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Elements of general chemistry. Adapted to the needs of students in nursing and kinesiology and those preparing for general chemistry. Recommended for General Studies credit. Cannot be used for major credit in chemical or biochemical sciences.

  • Introductory Ethics: A Social Issues Perspectives

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only SWU 183 or 194 (Intro Ethics: Social Issues Perspective)
    High School: Public Policy
    College: ASU Course SWU 183
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Introductory exploration of ethics from a historical and multicultural perspective viewed through the lens of contemporary social issues.

  • Media and Culture

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Applied English and Communications
    College: ASU Course COM 124
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Introduces contemporary intercultural issues as expressed through various media in American society.

  • Media Literacy for Musicians

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Technology/Electronic Music
    College: ASU Course MHL 201
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Instruction in basic Macintosh computer literacy, including generic applications and music-specific programs with hands-on experience.

  • Modern Social Problems

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: United States and World Affairs
    College: ASU Course SOC 241
    Concurrent Credit Course
    SPECIAL NOTE: Course contains mature or sensitive content.

    This course focuses on race relations, poverty, unemployment, and other current issues. Instructors may add additional content related to social problems related to research areas of their specialty.

  • Nonmajors Class Piano: Beginner

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only MUS 145 or MUS 194 (Non-Majors Beginning Class Piano I)
    High School: Fine and Performing Arts
    College: ASU Course MUS 145
    Concurrent Credit Course

    For students with little or no previous music experience. Students learn beginning piano skills.

  • Orientation to Education of Exceptional Children

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only SPE 222 or SPE 311
    High School: Education other
    College: ASU Course SPE 222
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Legal aspects of special education; legislation, education and community services to meet the needs of students with special education needs. Examines the nature and characteristics of students with developmental disabilities, autism, communication disorders, emotional or behavioral disorders, learning disabilities, sensory impairments, orthopedic impairments, other health impairments, and children with gifts and talents.

  • PreCalculus

    Credit Type: Mathematics
    Prerequisite: MAT 117 with C or better, or Mathematics Placement Test with a score of 50% or higher, or ALEKS score of 61 or higher; Credit is allowed for only MAT 170 or MAT 171
    High School: PreCalculus
    College: ASU Course MAT 170
    Concurrent Credit Course

    This course includes intensive preparation for calculus. Topics include functions (including trigonometric), vectors and complex numbers.

  • Professional Growth in Criminal Justice

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: CRJ 100 with C or better
    High School: Law, Pubic Safety and Security - Cooperative Education
    College: ASU Course CRJ 284
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Targeted field practice with criminal justice agencies. Prerequisite for internship.

  • Exploration of Public Service and Careers

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Exploration of Public Service and Careers
    College: ASU Course PAF 200
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Provides a broad introduction to the field of public service and leadership. Topics include an overview of management, policy, urban studies, and leadership in the public sector. Covers the history and development of the public sector, as well as how it serves contemporary society.

  • Racial and Ethnic Relations

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: US Ethnic Studies
    College: ASU Course SOC 270
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Problems of minorities in heterogeneous societies. Evaluates theories of prejudice and research dealing with discrimination, desegregation, and assimilation.

  • Religions of the World

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only REL 100 or 200
    High School: Religious Foundations
    College: ASU Course REL 100
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Introduces the history of religious traditions of the world, including Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and others.

  • Technology Literacy: Problem Solving using Digital Technology Applications

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only EDT 180 or EDT 321
    High School: Computer and Information Technology
    College: ASU Course EDT 180
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Introducing digital technologies and their place in society. Applies 21st-century skills to problem solving using digital technology applications including spreadsheets and databases.

  • The Developing Child: Theory into Practice, Prenatal-Grade 3

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Fundamentals of Early Childhood Education
    College: ASU Course ECD 211
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Examines process of physical, social, emotional, cognitive, language, and literacy development of young children; includes observation, practical application, fieldwork.

  • The Living World

    Credit Type: Elective
    High School: Biology---Advanced Studies
    College: ASU Course BIO 100
    Concurrent Credit Course

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

  • The Thread of Energy

    Credit Type: Elective
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only GCU or SOS 171
    High School: Energy and the Environment
    College: ASU Course SOS 171
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Follows the thread of energy through every aspect of our lives. Discusses the technical, social, legal, and policy contexts of all energy resources, including present and unconventional fossil fuels, nuclear power, and renewable resources. Addresses energy use throughout history, the influence of energy on quality of life, the role it plays in political strategies and environmental quality, how it shapes our neighborhoods and cities, its contribution to our personal comfort and national security, and how its importance is reflected in the worlds of business and the humanities. Its dual role is as a stand-alone introduction to energy, and as a first step to more advanced studies of energy in the natural, technical, and social sciences.

  • US History 1865 to present

    Credit Type: Social Studies
    High School: Modern US History
    College: ASU Course HST 110
    Concurrent Credit Course

    In this class, you will explore the impact of important legislative and judicial decisions that altered the course of the nation and attempt to understand how the post-Civil War history of the United States can be told through a lens of legal history.

  • US History to 1865

    Credit Type: Social Studies
    High School: Early US History
    College: ASU Course HST 109
    Concurrent Credit Course

    Examine the interaction of diverse groups of people on the North American continent. Through the clash of cultures, both between Europeans and Natives, as well as between different groups of European colonists, this course will help you establish how and why these interactions resulted in the foundation of the American nation.

  • World History since 1500

    Credit Type: Social Studies
    Prerequisite: Credit is allowed for only HST 101 or SGS 111
    High School: Modern World History
    College: ASU Course HST 101
    Concurrent Credit Course

    You will survey Africa, the Americas, and Eurasia focusing especially on changes in communication, communities, demography, economics, environment, politics, religion, technology, warfare, and women.

  • Special Topics, Sustainability Issues

    Credit Type: Science
    Prerequisite: Department Consent
    High School: AP Environmental Science
    College: ASU Course SOS 194
    Concurrent Credit Course

    This course allows students to explore special topics in Sustainability and will help students to know more about what it means to study sustainability at the college level.

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Spring college courses begin January 8, 2018 and follow the ASU calendar.
ASU final exams take place April 30-May 5, 2018.

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