AP Courses

AP® enables students to pursue college level studies while still in high school. AP provides willing and academically prepared students with the opportunity to earn college credit, advanced placement or both. Taking AP courses also demonstrates to college admission officers that students have sought out the most rigorous curriculum available to them. Talented and dedicated Enlightium Academy teachers help students in AP courses develop and apply the skills, abilities and content knowledge they will need later in college.

Each AP course is modeled upon a comparable college course, and college and university faculty play a vital role in ensuring that AP courses align with college level standards. Each AP course concludes with a college level exam developed and scored by college and university faculty members as well as experienced AP teachers. AP Exams are an essential part of the AP experience, enabling students to demonstrate their mastery of college level course work.

AP is accepted by most two and four year colleges and universities worldwide for college credit, advanced placement or both on the basis of successful exam scores. Universities in more than 60 countries recognize AP Exam scores in the admission process and/or award credit and placement for qualifying scores. Performing well on an AP Exam means more than just the successful completion of a course. Research consistently shows that students who score a 3 or higher typically earn higher GPA in college and have higher graduation rates than their not AP student peers.

AP® Courses offered at Enlightium Academy:

Biology

Biology

1 credit: Grades 11-12

In this course, the major concepts covered are chemical properties of living things, cells, genetics, evolution, biological diversity, plants, animals, and ecology.

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Calculus

Calculus

1 credit: Grades 11-12

In this course, you will study the branch of mathematics that deals with trigonometry and analytic geometry.

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Chemistry

Chemistry

1 credit: Grades 11-12

This chemistry course will further develop students’ understanding of microstructure of substances, and teach the symbolic and mathematical world of formulas, equations, and symbols.

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English Language and Composition

English Language and Composition

1 credit: Grades 11

This course focuses on rhetorical analysis through study of non-fiction texts taken from a variety of eras and genres (including speeches, poetry, letters, essays, and historical documents). Students will develop their awareness of the writing process and engage with diverse literary voices. This course is typically taken by high school juniors.

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Psychology

Psychology

1 credit: Grades 11-12

Students will become familiar with the various schools of thought in psychology over the past 150 years, the role of the brain, what compels us to act, the nature of emotion, how we learn, and a host of other fascinating and relevant subjects from a Biblical, Christian perspective.

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United States History

United States History

1 credit: Grades 10-11

The course emphasizes the movements and events that have shaped the United States from its earliest beginnings to the present day.

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World History

World History

1 credit: Grades 10-12

This course delineates the historical trends of human civilizations, in reference to their cultures, environment, and human interactions.

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AdvancED Accreditation

AdvancED Accreditation

Our accreditation status validates the equivalency of diplomas and certificates to other accredited schools and universities.
Anytime Learning

Anytime Learning

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Anytime Enrollment

Anytime Enrollment

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Christian Worldview

Christian Worldview

Teach your student the values of Christian living with Bible-based curriculum and teachers who promote Godly character.