Course Catalog


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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Honors Mandarin 6

Course Overview: In the Honors Mandarin 6 online course, students aim to develop their critical thinking, learn how to offer different viewpoints on a variety of topics and arguments to back up their positions, and analyze and write about complex text. Students will use complex texts, videos, songs, articles, plays, movies, podcasts, TV shows, and […]

  • Subject:
  • Languages
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • Honors
  • LanguageBird
  • Middle School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses
  • Yearlong Course

Honors Spanish 6

Course Overview: In the Honors Spanish 6 online course, students aim to develop their critical thinking, learn how to offer different viewpoints on a variety of topics and arguments to back up their positions, and analyze and write about complex text. Students will be exposed to complex texts, videos, songs, articles, plays, movies, podcasts, TV […]

  • Subject:
  • Languages
  • Course Type:
  • High School Courses
  • Honors
  • LanguageBird
  • Middle School Courses
  • NCAA Core Courses
  • University of California a-g courses
  • Yearlong Course

World History Honors

Course Overview: This World History Honors online course develops students’ understanding of the past so they can better understand the present and determine their direction for the future. Semester A covers ancient civilizations in a way that allows students to understand the geographic, political, economic, and social characteristics of people. In the second semester, World […]

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

Economics Honors

Course Overview: This Economics Honors online course provides students with basic knowledge of the history and philosophy of the United States economy and the economic principles that guide our democracy. Students will demonstrate problem solving and their understanding of the processes for economic reasoning by applying economic principles to decisions they make as consumers, workers, […]

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

American History Honors

Course Overview: This American History Honors online course covers the discovery, development, and growth of the United States. Major topics include: the birth of America, founding of a nation, developments, the Civil War and Reconstruction, national expansion, progressivism, industrialization, the Great Depression, World War II, Civil Rights, American domestic and foreign policy, global issues, and […]

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

American Government Honors

Course Overview: This American Government Honors online course will guide students through basic knowledge of the history and philosophy of the United States government and the principles that guide our democracy. In this comprehensive course, the student examines the United States Constitution to answer questions and determine the facts of government while focusing on the […]

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

Advanced Data Science (Honors)

Course Overview: This Advanced Data Science Honors online course is provided by our specialty partner, 2Sigma School.  2Sigma School takes an interactive approach to data exploration, rather than a lecture based approach. Our classes are hands-on and use several tools that are used by leading data scientists as well as higher education universities. The Advanced […]

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

Chinese IV Honors

Course Overview: We partner with ChiWonder to offer the Chinese IV Honors online course to students. At this advanced level, students are encouraged to express themselves fluently and effortlessly.  Chinese IV Honors continues to build on the foundation laid in previous courses, elevating students’ proficiency in Mandarin. While sharing core objectives with the standard Chinese […]

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

Chinese III Honors

Course Overview: We partner with ChiWonder to offer the Chinese III online course to students. Students can advance their language skills in this Chinese III Honors online course, where they’ll delve into complex topics and narratives.  In this course, students will continue to develop their Mandarin language skills through a focus on listening, speaking, reading, […]

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

Computer Programming with Java Honors

Course Overview: This Computer Programming with Java Honors online course is provided by our specialty partner, 2Sigma School.  The course introduces students to computer science with fundamental topics that include problem solving, design strategies and methodologies, organization of data (data structures), approaches to processing data (algorithms), analysis of potential solutions, and the ethical and social […]

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

Computer Science Principles Honors

Course Overview: This Computer Science Principles honors online course is provided by our specialty partner, 2Sigma School. This course covers a broad range of foundational topics such as digital information, the Internet, programming, algorithms, big data, cybersecurity, and the societal impacts of computing. It provides students with the essential knowledge and skills needed to work […]

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

Data Structures and Algorithms Honors

Course Overview: This Data Structures and Algorithms Honors online course is provided by our specialty partner, 2Sigma School. The Data Structures and Algorithms Honors online course helps students build their understanding of the basics of data structures and how algorithms are implemented in high-level programming languages. We will explore common algorithms to the practice problems […]

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