Academics 

Sample Course List



The Davidson Academy's Reno school course offerings for high school credit include:

Language Arts

  • Advanced Rhetoric
  • American Literature
  • British Literature
  • Critical Theory
  • English Student Aide Workshop
  • Intro to Literary Studies

Mathematics

  • Advanced Statistics
  • Algebra II
  • Calc I, Calc II, Calc I/II, Calc III (semester-long), Calc III (year-long)
  • Geometry
  • High School Plane Geometry
  • Pre-Calculus
  • Math Competition Prep

Science

  • Advanced Biology & Lab
  • Advanced Chemistry & Lab
  • Advanced Geosystems
  • Advanced Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Foundations of Chaos Theory & Complex Systems
  • Physics
  • Quantum Mechanics

Social Studies

  • Advanced Asian Studies
  • Colonial US History & Government
  • Post-Colonial US History
  • Understanding the Post 9/11 World

Foreign Language

  • Chinese I, Chinese II, Chinese III/IV
  • Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III/IV

The Arts

  • American music in the 20th Century
  • Creative Writing
  • Film Study/Writing Utopian/Dystopian Worlds
  • Improv
  • Introduction to Music Theory
  • Japanese
  • Method Acting Workshop
  • Music Composition
  • Performance Drama
  • Photography
  • Speech & Debate
  • The End of the World As We Know it: Post-Apocalyptic Lit & Thought

Physical Education

  • Aikido
  • Fitness
  • Health and Life Skills
  • Independent Study PE
  • Kung Fu
  • Rock Climb

Miscellaneous

  • Animate Game Design
  • Advanced Journalism
  • Advanced Web Design
  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Brains, Technology, & Cyborgs
  • College Seminar
  • CS Lab
  • DECA
  • Journalism
  • Student Council
  • World Affairs
  • World Mythology
  • Yearbook

University of Nevada, Reno, Fall 2017

Currently, students are taking one or more courses at the University of Nevada, Reno, or other institution in the Nevada System of Higher Education (NSHE) under our dual enrollment agreement. These courses include:

  • AM146 American Sign Language I
  • AM147 American Sign Language III
  • ARA111First Year Arabic
  • ART245 Digital Media I
  • BIOL 190 Intro Cell and Molecular Biology
  • BIO192 Principles of Bio Investigation
  • BIO223 Human Anatomy & Physiological Lecture + Lab
  • BIOL300 Principles of Genetics
  • BIO368 Parasitology
  • BIOL315 Cell Biology
  • BIOL454 Genomic Conflict, Epigenetics & Human Disease
  • BIOL475 Neurobiology
  • CHEM121A General Chemistry + Lab
  • CHEM421 Physical Chemistry I
  • CHS101 Intro to Community Health Sciences
  • CS135 Computer Science I + Lab
  • CS202 Computer Science II + Lab
  • CS302 Data Structures
  • CS474 Image Processing and Interpretation
  • CS477 Analysis of Algorithms
  • CS480 Computer Graphics
  • CS482 Artificial Intelligence
  • ECON102 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON304 Money and Banking
  • ENG403 Advanced Creative Writing: Fiction I
  • ENGR100 Intro to Engineering Design + Lab
  • ENGR 241 Statics
  • FREN111 First Year French
  • FREN305 French Composition I
  • GEOG466 Environmental Planning and Policy
  • HIST300 Historical Research and Writing
  • HIST430A Hereditary Dictatorships of the Modern World
  • HIST464 Europe1914-Present
  • JPN111 First Year Japanese
  • JPN211 Second Year Japanese I
  • JPN305 Composition and Conversation I
  • MATH283 Calculus III
  • MATH285 Differential Equations
  • MATH301 Intro to Proofs
  • MATH330 Linear Algebra
  • MATH466 Numerical Methods I
  • MATH486 Game Theory
  • PHIL101 Introduction to Philosophy
  • PHIL224 Intro Philosophy Science
  • PHIL453 Topics in Philosophy of Law
  • PHIL480 Science, Technology & Society
  • PSY101 General Psychology
  • PSY210 Statistical Methods
  • PSC210 American Public Policy
  • PSC231 Introduction to International Relations
  • STAT461 a First Course in Probability
  • THTR105 Intro to Acting I