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AP Courses Description
Biology  Learn about the core scientific principles, theories, and processes governing living organisms, biological systems, and natural phenomena.
   Calculus AB    The AP course covers topics in these areas, including concepts and skills of limits, derivatives, definite integrals, and the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus. 
Calculus BC AP Calculus BC extends the content learned in AB to different types of equations and introduces the topic of sequences and series. This course covers topics in differential and integral calculus, including concepts and skills of limits, derivatives, definite integrals, the Fundamental Theorem of Calculus, and series.
Computer Science Principles  Learn how to creatively address real-world issues while using the same tools and processes that artists, writers, computer scientists, and engineers use to bring ideas to life.
English Language & Composition Learn about the elements that define effective argument and composition through the critical analysis and interpretation of complex texts.
English Literature & Composition Learn to analyze and interpret imaginative literature through the careful reading and critical analysis of representative works from various genres and periods.
United States Government & Politics  Study constitutional underpinnings, civil liberties and civil rights, political culture and socialization, citizen participation and influence, political institutions and policy making that are the foundation of modern U.S. government and politics.
Psychology  Explore the concepts, theories, perspectives, phenomena and behaviors associated with the sub-fields and research areas of psychology.
Statistics  Learn about the major concepts and tools for collecting, analyzing, and drawing conclusions from data.
U.S. History Learn about the developments that have shaped U.S. history though the critical analysis of historical events and materials.
World History Learn to weigh evidence and interpretations as you build your knowledge of world historical processes and themes. Develop your ability to draw conclusions and use informed reasoning to present your arguments clearly and persuasively in essay format.
College Now Courses Description 
College Algebra & Trigonometry for Technical Students 
(4 Credits)
A basic presentation of the fundamental concepts of college algebra and trigonometry with scientific and engineering applications; linear equations and systems, matrices, functions and coordinate geometry, quadratic equations, trigonometric functions and their graphs, vectors, complex numbers, exponents, and radicals.
English Composition
(3 Credits)
Development of a process for producing intelligent essays that are clearly and effectively written: library work; 6,000 words of writing, both formal themes written for evaluation and in informal writing such as the keeping of a journal. During the recitation hour, students review grammar and syntax, sentence structure, paragraph development and organization, and the formulation of thesis statements.
Immigration & Ethnic Groups in American History 
(3 Credits)
Analyzes the American immigration experience and examines various ethnic groups that came to America; depicts their pre-immigration background and the historical causes of immigration; evaluates the impact of the immigrants on American history and of America upon the immigrants. Among themes to be examined are the historical development of the ghetto and American reception of immigrants.
Introduction to Sociology
(3 Credits)
This course is an introductory analysis and description of structure and dynamics of human society; special emphasis on application of scientific methods of observation and analysis of social groups, inter-group relations, social change, social stratification, and social institutions.
Women in America
(3 Credits)
Learn the impact of changes in the economy, technology, law, culture, and society on the status of women and explore women's perceptions of themselves. Among topics considered are the work roles of women, the historical experience of women of differing classes and ethnic groups, women and reform in the nineteenth century, the political activity of women before and after the nineteenth amendment to the Constitution, and current feminist movements.