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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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American Government

Course Overview: This American Government online course will guide students through an in-depth study of the history, structure, and guiding principles of American government. The first unit will review the origins of government in general and American government in particular—from the earliest models for democracy to the founding documents that created a federalist system of […]

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

American History

Course Overview: This American History online course covers the discovery, development, and growth of the United States. Major topics include: American Indian cultures, European colonization of the Americas, and the causes and effects of the American Revolution. Geographical, economic, and political factors are explored as the key factors in the growth of the United States […]

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

AP® Comparative Govt and Politics

Course Overview: This one-semester online AP® Comparative Government and Politics course introduces students to the rich diversity of political life outside the United States. The course uses a comparative approach to examine the political structures; policies; and the political, economic, and social challenges among six selected countries: Great Britain, Mexico, Russia, Iran, China, and Nigeria. […]

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  • Social Studies
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  • Advanced Placement® Courses
  • High School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses

AP® European History

Course Overview: This online AP® European History course introduces students to the political, economic, religious, social, intellectual, and artistic trends that shaped Europe from 1450 to the present. Students should acquire knowledge of the basic chronology of events and movements from this period as well as develop the ability to analyze historical documents and express […]

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

AP® Human Geography

Course Overview: In this AP® Human Geography online course, students will explore a wide range of topics related to the study of our planet’s physical and human landscapes. This course follows the course of the study set forth by the College Board for the study of human geography. AP® Human Geography is organized into seven […]

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

AP® Macroeconomics

Course Overview: This AP® Macroeconomics online course covers the content set forth by the College Board for the AP® Macroeconomics curriculum.  In this economics course, students will gain a comprehensive understanding of fundamental economic concepts. In Unit 1, they will delve into the basics, including scarcity, opportunity cost, production possibilities, and the different economic systems. […]

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

AP® Psychology

Course Overview: This introductory AP® Psychology online course covers the content set forth by the College Board for the AP® Psychology curriculum, and assignments will help prepare students to take the AP® Psychology exam. Students will cultivate their understanding of the systematic and scientific study of human behavior and mental processes through inquiry-based investigations as […]

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

AP® US Government and Politics

Course Overview: This AP® U.S. Government and Politics online course is a non-partisan introduction to the foundations and systems of the United States Government. This course will introduce students to key political concepts, ideas, institutions, policies, and roles of the constitutional system and the political culture of the United States. Students will read and interpret […]

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

AP® US History

Course Overview: In this AP® US History online course, students will embark on a journey through the complex tapestry of American history, spanning from the early exploration and colonization of North America in the 15th century to the present day.  The content and assignments of this two-semester online course are structured to facilitate historical inquiry […]

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

AP® US History

Course Overview: This AP® World History: Modern online course is modeled after a college-level world history course consisting of topics commonly taught at the college level and that will be found on the AP® World History: Modern test. AP® World History: Modern comprises two separate semesters, semester A, which covers the time period between 1200 […]

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

Civics

Course Overview: In this Civics online course students will understand the significance of government, law, and politics. They will examine the United States foundational documents and how they shaped the Unites States government. Students will examine the purposes and functions of federal, state and local government, the justice system, political systems, the environment, and the […]

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

Economics

Course Overview: This Economics online course introduces the principles and the applications of economics in everyday life. Students develop an understanding of limited resources, and compare it with unlimited wants and needs. Students learn how individual and national economic decisions are made to allocate goods and services among competing users. Students apply economic principles to […]

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