Electives

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    Adulting 101 (H7368PV)

    What do you want out of life? How do you achieve your dreams for the future? These can be difficult questions to answer, but with the right tools, they don’t have to be. This course will encourage you to learn more about yourself and help you to prepare for the future. You will explore goal setting, decision making, and surviving college and career. You will also discover how to become a valuable contributing member of society. Now is the time to take action. It’s your life, make it count!

      

    Pursuing Wellness Online (H6052PV)

    Learn how to fuel your body, maintain your emotional and physical health, and find your way around the grocery store and kitchen in Nutrition and Wellness. This course prepares you for a healthy life and provides you with the essential skills you need to plan and make healthy and delicious meals for you, your family, and your friends. You’ll learn how to budget for your meals, shop for groceries, and fit cooking into a busy schedule of school, work, and other responsibilities.

     

    Forensic Science I Online (H2560PV)   Also can count for Science elective 

    Fingerprints. Blood spatter. DNA analysis. The world of law enforcement is increasingly making use of the techniques and knowledge from the sciences to better understand the crimes that are committed and to catch those individuals responsible for the crimes. Forensic science applies scientific knowledge to the criminal justice system. This course focuses on some of the techniques and practices used by forensic scientists during a crime scene investigation (CSI). Starting with how clues and data are recorded and preserved, the student will follow evidence trails until the CSI goes to trial, examining how various elements of the crime scene are analyzed and processed.

      

    Astronomy Online (H2621PV)  Also can count for Science elective 

    This course is designed to build a coherent understanding of the earth-space relationship. Emphasis will be on the development of astronomical concepts such as planetary motion, the structure of galaxies, and various theories about the formation of the universe.

     

    Psychology Online (H3685PV)   Also can count for Social Studies elective 

    Psychology is the scientific study of human behavior from early childhood through old age. Students will explore how an organism's physical state, mental state, and external environment affect behavior and mental processes. Sample topics include: how people learn, think, feel and behave; how developmental stages are important in the human life cycle; how self-concept is developed through relationships with parents, peers and culture; and how brain functions are affected by environmental conditions.