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
  • Fantasy Worlds
  • International Fiction
  • Introduction to Literary Studies

Mathematics

  • Algebra II
  • Calc I, Calc II, Calc I/II, Calc III (semester-long), Calc III (year-long)
  • Geometry
  • High School Plane Geometry
  • Introduction to Number Theory
  • Math Competition Prep
  • Pre-Calculus

Science

  • Advanced Biology & Lab
  • Advanced Chemistry & Lab
  • Advanced Physics
  • Astronomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Social Studies

  • Advanced Asian Studies
  • Colonial US History & Government
  • Post-Colonial US History
  • World Affairs

World Languages

  • Chinese I, Chinese II, Chinese III/IV
  • Spanish I, Spanish II, Spanish III/IV
  • World Languages Survey

The Arts

  • Animation
  • Film Studies
  • Method Acting
  • Introduction to Music Theory
  • Performance Drama
  • Photography
  • Screenwriting

Physical Education

  • Fitness
  • Health and Life Skills
  • Independent Study PE
  • Kung Fu
  • Yoga

Miscellaneous

  • Aviation & Aerospace
  • Battlestar Galactica
  • College Seminar
  • DECA
  • Eastern Philosophy
  • Genealogy
  • Introduction to Robotics
  • Journalism
  • Pop Culture Studies
  • Programming
  • Speech and Debate
  • Student Council
  • Theories of Psychology
  • Web Design
  • Yearbook

University of Nevada, Reno, Spring 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:

  • ANTH445 Zooarchaeology
  • ART260 Survey of Art History I
  • AST410 Astrophysics
  • BIOL224 Human Anatomy & Physiology II
  • BIOL224L Human Anatomy & Physiology II Lab
  • BIOL314 Ecology & Population Biology
  • BIOL315 Cell Biology
  • BIOL405 Molecular Biology
  • BIOL421 Conservation Biology
  • BIOL450 Special Topics in Biology
  • BIOL476 Clocks, Rhythms, & Disease
  • BIOL482 Cell Biology of Disease
  • CEE120 Sustainable Infrastructure Systems
  • CHEM292 Selected Topics in Chemistry
  • CHEM342 Organic Chem for Scientists & Professionals II
  • CHEM348 Lab Tech for Organic Chemistry II
  • CHEM392 Special Topics in Chemistry
  • CHI309 Chinese Conversation
  • CHS102 Foundations of Health & Wellness
  • CS202 Computer Science II
  • CS365 Mathematics of Computer Science
  • CS415 Parallel Computing
  • ECON102 Principles of Microeconomics
  • ECON451 Public Finance
  • ENG205 Intro to Creative Writing: Fiction & Poetry
  • ENG307 Poetry I
  • FREN212 Second Year French II
  • FREN406 Francophone Literature & Films in Translation
  • GER212 Second Year German II
  • HIST289 Intro to History of the Middle East
  • HIST493 Queer History & Theory
  • HIST498 Advanced Historical Studies: War & Peace in Israel/Palestine
  • JPN212 Second Year Japanese II
  • MATH283 Calculus III
  • MATH285 Differential Equations
  • MATH311 Intro to Analysis II
  • MATH330 Linear Algebra
  • MATH373 Theory of Positive Integers
  • MATH488 Partial Differential Equations
  • MATH499 Independent Study in Math
  • MGT323 Organizational & Interpersonal Behavior
  • MUS495 Independent Study in Music
  • MUSA129 Piano-Lower Division
  • MUSE112 UNR Symphonic Band
  • PHIL101 Intro to Philosophy
  • PHIL224 Intro to Philosophy of Science
  • PHIL318 History of Political Philosophy
  • PHIL434 Philosophy of Cognitive Science
  • PHYS152 General Physics II & Lab
  • PHYS323 Intermediate Lab with Shop Experience
  • PHYS493 Special Problems in Physics
  • PSC405P Global Political Economy
  • PSY101 General Psychology
  • PSY375 Advanced Undergraduate Research
  • PSY435 Personality
  • PSY441 Abnormal Psychology
  • SPAN761 20th Century Spanish Literature
  • STAT352 Probability & Statistics
  • STAT461 First Course in Probability