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Holston Academy offers 300+ online courses, including: Middle School, college prep, Honors, Advanced Placement®, electives, world languages, and Specialty Partner courses.

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Anatomy and Physiology

Course Overview: The aim of this Anatomy and Physiology online course is to expand upon what was learned in your Biology class, while emphasizing the application of this material to human structures and functions. This course begins the study of human beings at the microscopic level and works its way up to an in-depth study […]

  • Subject:
  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

AP® Computer Science Principles

Course Overview: This online course is provided by our specialty partner, 2Sigma School. This college-level AP® Computer Science Principles online course introduces students to the field of computer science using the five Big Ideas: Creative Development, Algorithms & Programming, Computer Systems and Networks, and Impact of Computing. Students will use reflection and research to explore computing […]

  • Subject:
  • Computer Science
  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • Advanced Placement® Courses
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

AP® Environmental Science

Course Overview: This college-level AP® Environmental Science online course, students will explore the field of environmental science, beginning with an understanding of fundamental principles and the causes of environmental problems. They will delve into the interdependence of Earth’s living systems, including ecosystems, biodiversity, and terrestrial and aquatic life zones. Population dynamics and the impact of […]

  • Subject:
  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • Advanced Placement® Courses
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

AP® Physics 1

Course Overview: This college-level AP® Physics 1 online course is an introductory physics course. It covers many of the same topics as a standard or honors physics course with the added benefit of AP® credit after passing the AP® exam. Through interactive media, labs, inquiry projects, and assignments, this course investigates classical mechanics. Heavy emphasis […]

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  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • Advanced Placement® Courses
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

AP® Physics 2

Course Overview: In this college-level AP® Physics 2 online course, students will dive deep into the more complex aspects of physics using their best problem solving and quantitative reasoning skills in this online course. Through interactive media, labs, inquiry projects and assignments, this course investigates atomic and nuclear physics, thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, electrostatics, circuits, magnetism, […]

  • Subject:
  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • Advanced Placement® Courses
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

AP® Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism

Course Overview: In this one-semester college-level AP® Physics C: Electricity and Magnetism online course, students will explore a comprehensive range of topics related to electromagnetism. They will begin by delving into electrostatics, covering electric charges, Coulomb’s Law, electric fields, and electric potential. Moving on to Unit 2, they will study conductors, capacitors, and dielectrics, understanding […]

  • Subject:
  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • Advanced Placement® Courses
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

AP® Physics C: Mechanics

Course Overview: In this one-semester college-level AP® Physics C: Mechanics online course, students will embark on a comprehensive journey through classical mechanics. They will begin with kinematics, covering motion in one and two dimensions, followed by an exploration of Newton’s Laws of Motion, understanding the principles behind inertia, forces, and their applications. Unit 3 delves […]

  • Subject:
  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • Advanced Placement® Courses
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Biology

Course Overview: This online Biology course begins by introducing students to the scientific method and the major concepts of biology from an historical and practical viewpoint. The three major themes of this course are the cell, the molecular basis of heredity, and the interdependence of organisms. Students who take this class will have a deeper […]

  • Subject:
  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Chemistry

Course Overview: This online Chemistry course begins by introducing students to the science of chemistry beginning with exploring why scientists are interested in studying matter at a submicroscopic level. Students will continue to learn how scientific methods are used to understand the natural world and will continue to develop their skills in this area. The […]

  • Subject:
  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Earth and Space Science

Course Overview: In this Earth and Space Science online course, students will learn about the scientific method and hone their understanding of using scientific measurements to Earth and Space Science. Also included are lessons on Earth maps and globes including detailed instruction on how to find specific locations using latitude and longitude. Much of the […]

  • Subject:
  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • Middle School Courses

Honors Biology

Course Overview: This online Honors Biology course begins with cell theory, including the structure, function, and chemistry of the cell. Cells form the primary level of organization of all living things. The chemistry and function of each cell shapes the lifestyle of the organism, from feeding to reproductive patterns.  Students work through and complete several […]

  • Subject:
  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • Honors
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

Honors Chemistry

Course Overview: In this Honors Chemistry online course, students will discover what chemistry is and how it is used and found all around us. Students will use higher order thinking throughout this two semester course. Semester 1:   In Semester A, the importance of the scientific method to solve real-world problems will be investigated. Knowledge will […]

  • Subject:
  • Science
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • Honors
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses
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