Curriculum

High School

Employing the latest multimedia techniques including graphics, games, and other activities, Enlightium Academy uses a curriculum that fosters a rich learning environment.

Enlightium Academy (Enlightium) offers Ignitia™ curriculum, which was created by Alpha Omega Publications (AOP). Ignitia™ is based on a learner-centered model drawing from current educational research.

High School Curriculum Overview

Bible

1 course per year

Bible courses are required while enrolled at Enlightium Academy. One Bible course should be taken each academic year at Enlightium. An Enlightium counselor will assign a Bible course for your grade level. Bible courses typically follow a particular order.

English

1 course per year
Some English courses are available as an Honor course

One English course needs to be taken for each year that your student attends Enlightium. English courses typically follow a particular order. However, in some cases, your counselor may recommend a different English course that will meet your needs and the graduation requirements.

History

1 course per year
Some history courses are available as an Honor course

History courses typically follow a particular order. However, in some cases, your student’s counselor may recommend an alternative history course that will meet your needs and the graduation requirements.

Math

1 course per year
Some math courses are available as an Honor course

In some cases, your student’s counselor may assign a math course that will meet your needs and graduation requirements.

Science

1 course per year
Some science courses are available as an Honor course

Science courses typically follow a particular order. However, in some cases, your student’s counselor may assign a science course that will meet your needs and graduation requirements.

High School Electives

High School Electives

  Standard Electives
(Includes Offline Electives)
Premium Electives
(Includes All Paid Electives)
Bronze** Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Silver Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Silver+ Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Gold Up to 7.0 credits at no extra cost* Extra cost
Diamond Up to 7.0 credits*, including 2.0 premium electives, at no extra cost
*Includes core courses such as English, math, and science
Premium High School Electives
Bronze*

Silver

Silver+

Gold

Diamond

Advanced Placement (AP) Courses (Grades 9-12)^ N/A $350 per credit $250 per credit
Care2Rock Online Music Lessons (Grades PreK-12) $650 per semester
$1,250 per year
Creative Kids Acting (Grades PreK-12) $650 per semester
$1,250 per year
Concurrent Credit (CC) Courses (Grades 9-12) N/A $500 per course
Intro to Filmmaking (Grades 9-12) $350 per year
Photography 4 Teens (Grades 9-12) $250 per semester
Premium World Language: French, German, Spanish (Grades 9-12) $500 per 0.5 credit
$750 per 1 credit
$400 per 0.5 credit
$650 per 1 credit
Premium World Language: Chinese, Latin (Grades 9-12) $850 per 0.5 credit
$1,350 per 1 credit
$750 per 0.5 credit
$1,250 per 1 credit
Youtube 4 Teens (Grades 9-12) $250 per semester
**Available to grades 9-10.
^AP French and AP Spanish have a unique additional cost per credit: $1,000 for Silver and Silver+; $900 for Gold

Career & Technical

Banking Services Careers

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Gain an understanding of the basic functions of customer transactions, such as, check collection processes.

Business Computer Information Systems

1.0 credit // Grades 9-12

Learn the basics of operating systems, computer hardware and software.

Business Law

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Learn how laws are created and interpreted and discover the legal concepts that affect commerce and trade.

Career Management

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Develop the skills needed for a successful career in management, including: communication and problem-solving.

Careers in Allied Health

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Explore the role of allied health care professionals in the overall health care environment.

Careers in Logistics Planning and Management Services

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Explore the expansive history and recent advances in logistics.

Careers in Manufacturing Processes

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Discover the manufacturing process through the prototype stage including: fabrication and customer satisfaction.

Careers in Marketing Research

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Learn how marketing research provides data needed to make key strategic decisions.

Construction Careers

0.5 credit // Grades 10-12

Learn the basics of construction, building systems, engineering principles, urban planning, and sustainability.

Engineering and Design

0.5 credit // Grades 10-12

Build real-world problem solving and critical thinking skills while learning to innovate and design new products.

Engineering and Product Development

0.5 credit // Grades 10-12

Build an understanding of the product life cycle, from initial idea to final product.

Essentials of Business

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Learn how to apply practical business concepts to daily life and examine corporate citizenship.

Fundamentals of Computer Systems

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Students learn the basics of operating systems, computer hardware, and computer software.

Fundamentals of Digital Media

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Students explore potential career paths, study the popularity of social media and the social issues it generates, and strive to predict where the trend might lead.

Fundamentals of Programming and Software Development

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Learn the core principles of programming, develop software specifications and more.

Introduction to Careers in Architecture and Construction

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Explore career opportunities available in the field of architecture and construction.

Introduction to Careers in Arts, A/V Technology and Communications

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Explore career opportunities available in the arts, A/V technology and communications.

Introduction to Careers in Education and Training

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Discover the various career opportunities available in education and training.

Introduction to Careers in Finance

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Explore financial topics, including the securities market, banking, insurance, risk management, investments, and more.

Introduction to Careers in Government and Public Administration

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Explores a range of positions within government and non-profit agencies.

Introduction to Careers in Manufacturing

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Explores the economic effect of manufacturing in the United States and abroad.

Introduction to Careers in Marketing

0.5 credit // Grades 10-12

Students study the trends, opportunities, and challenges of marketing in today’s world.

Introduction to Careers in Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Introduces students to the increasingly complex and sophisticated world of commercial transportation.

Introduction to Computer Science

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Students will see and experience much of what computer scientists do.

Introduction to Consumer Services

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Gain an understanding of the current issues affecting a variety of consumer services professions.

Introduction to Information Technology Support and Services

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Explore the field of information technology, including mobile and internet applications.

Introduction to Network Systems

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Learn the fundamental concepts and become acquainted with relevant systems, such as, Local Area Networks (LAN).

Keyboarding and Applications

0.5 credit // Grades 7-12

Practice proper keyboarding techniques; increasing speed and accuracy over time.

National Security Careers

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Explores the broad range of opportunities available in US national security.

Network System Design

0.5 credit // Grades 10-12

Learn the basics of network design, including: network management, security strategies and data protection.

New Applications: Web Development in the 21st Century

1 credit // Grades 10-12

Explore the basics of web programming and hosting. Projects may include: video game and/or mobile app development.

Nursing: Unlimited Possibilities and Unlimited Potential

1 credit // Grades 11-12

Compare and contrast various academic and clinical training pathways that lead to an entry-level position in nursing.

Office Applications I

0.5 credit // Grades 8-12

Students prepare for the real world after graduation with Office Applications I: Microsoft® Word®, PowerPoint®, and Publisher®.

Office Applications II

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Students learn how to design, develop, create, edit, and share business spreadsheets and database documents.

Principles of Coding

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Explore the basics of coding, the thought processes behind technology design, and the impact of technology throughout the world

Small Business Entrepreneurship

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Topics include creation, development, and organization of a small business.

Software Development Tools

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Learn how applications are created using software development tools.

Teaching and Training Careers

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Explores the fundamental foundations of teaching and training.

Technology and Business

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

This course covers must-know skills, such as: word processing, data management and effective communication methods.

Fine Arts

A/V Technology and Film Careers

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Explore career opportunities available in the A/V technology and film industry.

Art Appreciation A

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Explore the world of visual art, ranging from color theory to techniques used in prehistoric times and early civilization.

Digital Arts

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

The practical study of the digital arts and the use of computer tools to effectively manipulate and edit digital and audio files.

Essentials of Communication

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Practice the speaking and collaboration skills necessary for success.

Fundamentals of Digital Media

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Explore the ever-changing world of digital and online media.

Introduction to Careers in Arts, A/V Technology and Communications

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Explore career opportunities available in the arts, A/V technology and communications.

Music Appreciation

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Follow the development of classical music throughout history; examining the power of music to reflect the world around you.

Music Theory

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

In this enriching course, students learn to conceive, write and compose music using online composition tools.

Health

High School Health

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Examine nutrition and fitness, love and emotions, safety and first aid, drug use, and sexually transmitted disease.

Offline Elective

Offline Electives

0.5-1 credit // Grades PreK-12

Offline electives are electives that are not taken on a computer. Offline electives may include: Physical Education.

Physical Education

Offline PE Elective

0.5-1 credit // Grades PreK-12

Offline electives are electives that are not taken on a computer. Offline electives may include: Physical Education.

Physical Education

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Study topics include exploring proper technique, rules, and adequate preparation for a variety of sports.

Physical Fitness

0.5 credit // Grades 9-12

Discover the importance of physical, mental, and emotional health. Topics include: exercise and flexibility.

Premium Electives

Care2Rock Online Music Lessons*

1 semester-1 year // Grades K-12

Care2Rock offers virtual music lessons for 100+ instruments during which your student will meet one-on-one with experienced music teachers.

Creative Kids Acting*

1 semester-1 year // Grades K4-12

Designed for the students to have exciting adventures in creativity, build confidence, stretch the imagination, and develop reading and memorization skills.

Intro to Filmmaking*

1 year // Grades 9-12

Learn the art of filmmaking from start to finish in this 18-section course. Students learn filmmaking, film history, and film analysis all in one course. Students create a short film and turn it in for review from a professional filmmaker and teacher.

Photography 4 Teens*

1 semester // Grades 9-12

Learn the basics of photography in a 12-part course featuring lessons, demonstrations, workshops, and assignments.

Youtube 4 Teens*

1 semester // Grades 9-12

This 12-week course gives students the training to start, grow, and launch a YouTube channel.

Premium World Languages

High School Chinese I Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Chinese characters and pinyin are presented throughout the course.

High School Chinese II Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Expand upon Chinese-speaking and comprehension skills.

High School Chinese I Fluency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Learn to develop metacognitive strategies by processing authentic input.

High School Chinese II Fluency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Learn how to understand and be able to communicate more difficult concepts.

High School French I Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Provides an ideal blend of language learning pedagogy and online learning.

High School French II Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Expand upon French-speaking and comprehension skills.

High School French III Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Learn how to understand and be able to communicate more difficult concepts.

High School French I Fluency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Information relevant to francophone countries and communities are explored.

High School French II Fluency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Continue to develop metacognitive strategies by processing authentic input.

AP French Language and Culture*

1 credit // Grades 10–12

Explore French culture in both contemporary and historical contexts.

High School German I Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Provides an ideal blend of language learning pedagogy and online learning.

High School German II Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Expand upon German-speaking and comprehension skills.

High School Latin I Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Learn Latin through ancient, time-honored classical language approaches.

High School Latin II Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Expand upon Latin-speaking and comprehension skills.

High School Spanish I Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Provides an ideal blend of language learning pedagogy and online learning.

High School Spanish II Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Expand upon Spanish-speaking and comprehension skills.

High School Spanish III Competency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Learn how to understand and be able to communicate more difficult concepts.

High School Spanish I Fluency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Information relevant to Hispanic countries and communities are explored.

High School Spanish II Fluency*

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Continue to develop metacognitive strategies by processing authentic input.

AP Spanish Language and Culture*

1 credit // Grades 10–12

Explore Spanish culture in both contemporary and historical contexts.

World Languages

High School French I

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Expand global awareness and digital literacy with the exploration of French language and culture.

High School French II

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Build upon previous concepts and lessons; further exploring French culture and strengthening communication skills.

High School Spanish I

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Introduce students to this exciting world language with this year-long, interactive, introductory Spanish course.

High School Spanish II

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Continue the exploration of Hispanic culture as you build your proficiency speaking the Spanish language.

High School Spanish III

1 credit // Grades 9-12

Spanish-language course emphasizes: communication, cultures, connections, comparisons, and communities.

Koine Greek A

0.5 credit // Grades 11-12

Students will acquire the tools necessary to read much of their New Testament in Greek without the full rigor of a college-level course.


*Premium elective course; additional fees may apply.

High school students can enroll in five core courses and, at no additional charge, up to two credits of standard elective courses.

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