2016-2017 OAK HILL ACADEMY PROPOSED COURSE OFFERINGS
(All elective options are listed, but will be offered depending on
ENGLISH (Must complete four units.)
English 8 (No high school credit)
CC1 College Composition ENG 111/112 (may be substituted for English 12)
English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (taken in addition to English
FOREIGN LANGUAGE (Must complete one unit of a Foreign Language for the Standard Diploma, and three units of the same language, or two units each in two different languages, for an Advanced Studies Diploma. Many four-year colleges require two units of the same foreign language.) Students whose native language is not English have met this foreign language requirement, and replace these courses with ESOL classes.
Spanish 1 (8-12)*
Spanish 3 Honors
Spanish 4 Honors
Spanish 5, 6 Honors (online)
MATHEMATICS (Must complete three units for the Standard Diploma, and four units–the fourth must be a course beyond Algebra 2–for the Advanced Studies Diploma. Certain colleges/universities require the fourth math unit.) NOTE: Every math student is required to have a graphing calculator: A Texas Instruments 84 (TI-84) model is recommended, and may be purchased at home or at the Oak Hill Academy Campus Store. We do not allow TI-89 models or higher.
Pre-Algebra (8) (No high school credit)
Algebra 1, Part 1 (8-12) ½ Credit
Algebra 1, Part 2 (8-12) ½ Credit
Algebra 1 (8-12)*
CC1 Pre-Calculus, online course MTH 163/164 (11-12)
CC1 Statistics, online course MTH 241/242
AP Calculus (AB) (12)
SCIENCE (Must complete three units, including Biology)
Earth Science (8-12)
Environmental Science (10-12)
Physical Science (9-12) Students must be enrolled in Algebra 2 or higher concurrently.
Chemistry (10-12) Students must be enrolled in Algebra 2 or higher concurrently.
Physics Honors, online course (11-12)
SOCIAL STUDIES (Must complete four units Social Studies and one unit Religion.)
World Geography (8-10)
Ancient World History (8-10)*
Modern World History (9-10) (may be substituted for World Geog. or Ancient World Hist.)
World Cultures Honors (10-12)
U.S. History* (11)
CC1 U.S. History Honors HIS 121/122 (11) (may be substituted for U.S. History)
U.S. Government* (12)
Survey of World Religions Honors (12)
Bible as Literature (10-12) (may be substituted for Survey of World Religions)
COMPUTER (Must complete one unit of a Fine Arts or Computer course.)
Keyboarding/Intro to Computer Applications (8-10)
Intermediate Computer Applications (9-12)
Web Design (10-12)
Yearbook (9-12) Camera required.
FINE ARTS (Must complete one unit of a Fine Arts or Computer course.)
Graphic Design (9-12)
Beginning Guitar (8-12)
String Band (Advanced)
Music Lab (Advanced)
World Music (8-12)
PHYSICAL EDUCATION (Must complete two units.)
Health/Physical Education Part 1* (8-12)
Health/Physical Education Part 2 (9-12)
Boys’ Advanced Fitness (9-12)
Foundations of Basketball (9-11)
Beginning Horsemanship (8-12)
Advanced Horsemanship (9-12)
Study Skills (8-12)
Study Skills for Geometry
Study Skills for Algebra
Critical Reading (8-12)
Writing for College (10-12)
Speech and Communication in the 21st Century (10-12)
Creative Writing (10-12)
African-American History (10-12)
Business Management and Personal Finance (10-12)
Advanced Engineering and Technology (8-12)
CC1 denotes a class that may be taken for both high school and college credit. The tuition and textbook fees for college credit classes are set each year by Wytheville Community College. Students registering for these courses must take a placement test administered at OHA by staff from Wytheville Community College.
*Denotes a course required for graduation.
Courses listed in bold print are Honors Courses. Students may contract with their teachers to take additional courses for Honors designation.
All courses given high school credit are counted equally in the grade point average, which is unweighted.
Each course awards high school credit unless otherwise indicated.